samarskite

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Etymology[edit]

After Vasilii Evgrafovich Samarski-Bykhovets in 1847.[1]

Noun[edit]

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samarskite (plural samarskites)

  1. (mineralogy) A shiny black radioactive mineral that contains a complex mixture of rare earth oxides

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Richard V. Gaines, H. Catherine W. Skinner, Eugene E. Foord, Brian Mason, and Abraham Rosenzweig: Dana's new mineralogy, John Wiley & Sons, 1997