yttrialite

EnglishEdit

NounEdit

yttrialite (plural yttrialites)

  1. (mineralogy) A rare, highly radioactive yttrium thorium sorosilicate mineral with conchoidal fracture.

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

yttria +‎ -al +‎ -ite

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /i.tʁi.ja.lit/
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NounEdit

yttrialite f (plural yttrialites)

  1. (mineralogy) yttrialite
    • 1905, “Revue de métallurgie”, in Volume 2, page 593:
      L’yttria employée provient de la gadolinite ou l’yttrialite.
      The yttria used comes from gadolinite or yttrialite.

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