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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A name given by Hermann in 1846 and 1847 to a variety of yttrotantalite and afterward to samarskite under the impression that he had discovered in these minerals a new metallic element, which he proposed to call ilmenium.

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