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a chemical element, atomic number 1, atomic weight 92.906. (See Appendix 6.)
A rare metallic element, atomic no. 41, atomic wt. 92.90638, usually found with tantalum.
[Niobe, daughter of Tantalus]
niobium/ni·o·bi·um/ (Nb) (ni-o´be-um) a chemical element, at. no. 41.
Etymology: Gk, Niobe, mythic daughter of Tantalus and Amphion
a silver-gray metallic element. Its atomic number is 41; its atomic mass is 92.906. Formerly called columbium.
A rare metallic element; atomic no. 41, atomic wt. 92.90638; usually found with tantalum.
[Niobe, daughter of Tantalus in Greek mythology]
niobium (Nb) (nīō´bēəm),
n the chemical element with an atomic number of 41 and an atomic weight of 92.9064. It was formerly known as
a chemical element, atomic number 1, atomic weight 92.906, symbol Nb. See Table 6.