yttrotantalite

noun
yt·​tro·​tan·​ta·​lite | \ "+ \

Definition of yttrotantalite

: a mineral (Fe,Y,U,Ca,etc.)(Cb,Ta,Zr,Sn)O4 consisting of a metamict oxide of iron, yttrium uranium, calcium, columbium, tantalum, zirconium, tin, and other minerals and probably related to samarskite

called also yttrocolumbite

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History and Etymology for yttrotantalite

Swedish yttrotantal yttrotantalite (from yttr- —from New Latin yttria—+ -o- + tantal tantalum, from New Latin tantalum) + English -ite

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“Yttrotantalite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/yttrotantalite. Accessed 6 Dec. 2021.

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