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 (Nd) [ne″o-dim´e-um]
a chemical element, atomic number 60, atomic weight 144.24. (See Appendix 6.)
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ne·o·dym·i·um (Nd),

One of the rare earth elements; atomic no. 60, atomic wt. 144.24.
[neo-, new, + G. didymos, twin (of lanthanum)]
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One of the rare earth elements; atomic no. 60, atomic wt. 144.24.
[neo-, new, + G. didymos, twin (of lanthanum)]
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'Until now, it has been impossible to dope sufficient amounts of neodymium into an alumina matrix.
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Even though the metal is distributed widely over the Earth's crust, mining and processing neodymium requires a lot of energy.
From the study analysis it follows that petroleum fluids are the factor of isomorphic capacity and environment changes, particularly for terbium ([Tb.sup.4+]),' for which the solvation of oil and gas hydrocarbons by organic acids leads to the possibility of its interaction with magnesium ([Mg.sup.2+]) and calcium ([Ca.sup.2+]), respectively, with neodymium ([Nd.sup.3+]) in the case of heterovalent isomorphism.
Michael Bau from the Jacobs University Bremen), came to the surprising result - 2,700 million years ago, seawater contained an unusually high abundance of the radioactive isotope Hafnium 176 but a comparably low abundance of the radioactive isotope Neodymium 143, similar to what can be observed in present day seawater.
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