Eschynite
Eschynite Es"chy*nite, n. [Gr. ? shame.] (Min.) A rare mineral, containing chiefly niobium, titanium, thorium, and cerium. It was so called by Berzelius on account of the inability of chemical science, at the time of its discovery, to separate some of its constituents. [1913 Webster]

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  • eschynite — es·chy·nite …   English syllables

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  • Aeschynite-(Ce) — (or Aschynite, Eschinite, Eschynite) (Ce,Ca,Fe,Th)(Ti,Nb)2(O,OH)6 is a mineral of cerium, calcium, iron, thorium, titanium, niobium, oxygen, and hydrogen. Its name comes from the Greek word for shame . Its Mohs scale rating is 5 to 6.External… …   Wikipedia

  • Aeschynite-(Y) — (or Aeschinite (Y), Aeschynite (Yt), Blomstrandine, Priorite) (Y,Ca,Fe,Th)(Ti,Nb)2(O,OH)6 is a mineral of yttrium, calcium, iron, thorium, titanium, niobium, oxygen, and hydrogen. Its name comes from the Greek word for shame . Its Mohs scale… …   Wikipedia

  • ZIRCON — ZIRC Mot composé à partir du persan, zircon signifie or et lumière. Ce minéral fait partie des silicates à tétraèdres, Si4, isolés (nésosilicates) qui cristallisent, dans le système quadratique, en donnant des formes bitétragonales. Les cristaux… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • aeschynite — variant of eschynite …   Useful english dictionary

  • priorite — īəˌrīt noun ( s) Etymology: German priorit, from Granville T. Prior died 1936 English mineralogist + German it ite : a titano niobate of yttrium, cerium, and other rare earth metals that is isomorphous with eschynite called also blomstr …   Useful english dictionary

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