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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The name first given by Gadolin in 1794 to a new earth discovered by him in a black mineral (gadolinite) from Ytterby in Sweden. This is now known as yttria or yttrium oxid, though the original substance has been shown to contain in admixture several other metallic oxids.

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