euxenite

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Euxenite
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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek εὔξενος ‎(eúksenos, friendly to strangers, hospitable).[1]

Noun[edit]

euxenite ‎(plural euxenites)

  1. (mineralogy) A dark brown lustrous mineral that is a mixed oxide of cerium, erbium, titanium, uranium, yttrium and other more common metals, with the chemical formula (Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6.

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  1. ^ James D. Dana: Dana's System of Mineralogy. Volume I, seventh edition, revised by Charles Palache, Harry Berman, and Clifford Frondel. John Wiley & Sons, 1944