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The team called the color YInMn after the chemicals that were combined to create it: yttrium, indium and manganese oxides.
Yttrium and neodymium are alloyed to make the magnets in turbines for windmills.
The iPhone contains a chorus of eight rare earth elements: neodymium, praseodymium, dysprosium, terbium, gadolinium, europium, lanthanum, and yttrium.
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Origin and Etymology of yttrium
First Known Use: 1814See Words from the same year
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