Lanthanite Lan"tha*nite (l[a^]n"th[.a]*n[imac]t), n. (Min.) Hydrous carbonate of lanthanum, found in tabular white crystals. [1913 Webster]

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  • lanthanum — noun [lɑ˧nˈðaː˨nɔ˧m] a) A metallic chemical element (symbol La) with an atomic number of 57. b) lanthanum See Also: lanthana, lanthanate, lanthanide, lanthanite, lanthanoid, lanthanon …   Wiktionary

  • LANTHANE ET LANTHANIDES — Le lanthane et les lanthanides forment une série de quinze éléments métalliques de propriétés chimiques très semblables, que l’on désigne aussi plus communément sous le nom, d’ailleurs impropre, de «terres rares» (parce qu’on les a d’abord… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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