Yttrium

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  • a silvery metallic element that is common in rare-earth minerals; used in magnesium and aluminum alloys

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  • a silvery metallic element that is common in rare-earth minerals; used in magnesium and aluminum alloys

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Yttrium Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


Yttrium is a chemical elemental metal. It is atomic number 39 on the periodic table. It is silvery-white and tends to form crystals. In chunk form, it is unreactive in air, but powdered yttrium may burn at 400 degrees Celsius. It has several uses, which include lasers, TV's, and metallurgy.



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