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 When is gadolinium used?

Answer Gadolinium was discovered in the 1880s, but it was not used in any products until recently, according to Vector Vision. Gadolinium is a naturally occurring element found in bastnasite and monazite.... Read More »
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Where does gadolinium come from?

Gadolinium is a rare earth metal obtained from the minerals monazite or bastnasite. Trace amounts can also be obtained from the mineral gadolinite. On the periodic table, its symbol is Gd.Source:Lo... Read More »
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How many electrons does gadolinium have?

Gadolinium has 64 electrons. Used in magnets, it is mined in the US, Brazil, India, Sri Lanka, Australia and China. It can also be alloyed to iron and chromium for better workability and resistance... Read More »
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What is the origin of the name for gadolinium?

Gadolinium is named for the Finnish chemist Johan Gadolin, who discovered the element from which it was isolated. In 1794 Gadolin discovered yttria, a new earth, or element in oxide form, which was... Read More »
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Where is gadolinium found?

Gadolinium is the 64th element in the periodic table. It is like other rare-earth metals, in that it is silvery-white in color, malleable and easily molded or shaped.OccuranceGadolinium occurs in s... Read More »
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