Gad`o*lin"i*a (?), n. [NL. See Gadolinite.] (Chem.)

A rare earth, regarded by some as an oxide of the supposed element gadolinium, by others as only a mixture of the oxides of yttrium, erbium, ytterbium, etc.

 

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Gad`o*lin"i*a (?), n. [NL. See Gadolinite.]

A rare earth associated with yttria and regarded as the oxide (Gd2O3) of a metallic element, Gad`o*lin"i*um (&?;), with an assigned atomic weight of 153.3.

 

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