IPA: gʌdˈɑɫɪnaɪt


  • (mineralogy) A dark, vitreous mineral that is a complex mixture of silicates of cerium, lanthanum, neodymium, yttrium, beryllium, and iron, with the chemical formula (Ce,La,Nd,Y)₂FeBe₂Si₂O₁₀.

Examples of "gadolinite" in Sentences

  • It is found associated with gadolinite.
  • They also found rhenium in gadolinite and molybdenite.
  • Similar compositions are found in xenotime or gadolinite.
  • Yttria is found in gadolinite and some other rare minerals.
  • Gadolinite is a mineral of a nearly black color and vitreous luster.
  • A rare earth metal, it is found in the minerals monazite and gadolinite.
  • Polycrase, or an allied species, was seen implanted upon the gadolinite.
  • In this mineral - later called gadolinite, after him - he had found a hitherto unknown earth, the so-called yttria.
  • In 1879 a Swedish chemist named Lars Fredrik Nilson was looking for rare earth elements in the minerals euxenite and gadolinite when he discovered erbium and ytterbium; scandium was later separated from the ytterbium.

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