yttrialite

noun
yt·​tri·​a·​lite | \-əˌlīt\
plural -s

Definition of yttrialite 

: an olive-green massive mineral (Y,Gd,Th)2Si2O7 consisting of a silicate chiefly of thorium, yttrium, and gadolinium

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yttria + -lite

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