HyperDic: monazite

English > 1 sense of the word monazite:
NOUNsubstancemonazitea reddish-brown mineral containing rare earth metals
English > monazite: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
MeaningA reddish-brown mineral containing rare earth metals; an important source of thorium and cerium.
BroadermineralSolid homogeneous inorganic substances occurring in nature having a definite chemical composition
Substancescerium, Ce, atomic number 58A ductile grey metallic element of the lanthanide series
europium, Eu, atomic number 63A bivalent and trivalent metallic element of the rare earth group
neodymium, Nd, atomic number 60A yellow trivalent metallic element of the rare earth group
praseodymium, Pr, atomic number 59A soft yellowish-white trivalent metallic element of the rare earth group
samarium, Sm, atomic number 62A grey lustrous metallic element of the rare earth group
terbium, Tb, atomic number 65A metallic element of the rare earth group
thorium, Th, atomic number 90A soft silvery-white tetravalent radioactive metallic element
thulium, Tm, atomic number 69A soft silvery metallic element of the rare earth group
ytterbium, Yb, atomic number 70A soft silvery metallic element
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