Where on earth is tantalum found?

Answer Tantalum, a metal discovered in 1802, can be found in multiple locations around the world. South America contains approximately 40 percent of the world's Tantalum, which is listed on the Periodic T... Read More »

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In what form is tantalum found?

Tantalum is primarily found in the mineral columbite-tantalite, an ore that is found in Australia, Brazil, Canada, Portugal, Mozambique, Nigeria, Thailand and Zaire. There are several complicated m... Read More »

Where is argon found in the Earth?

Argon is a colorless, odorless and nontoxic gas. Argon is found in the Earth's atmosphere, making up about 1.29 percent by mass and 0.94 percent by volume of the atmosphere. Argon is an inert gas u... Read More »

Where is neodymium found on Earth?

Neodymium is a rare earth metal and part of the Lanthanide series of elements. The metal is a bright, silvery color and is found in monazite and bastnaesite. The primary locations for mining neodym... Read More »

Where is radon found on Earth?

Eighty percent of radon found on Earth comes from soil, predominately the soil found in rocks close to the ground. Other sources of radon emission in the atmosphere include groundwater (well water)... Read More »