Samarskite sentence example
- The rare earth metals are found in the minerals gadolinite, samarskite, fergusonite, euxenite and cerite.
- It is usually found associated with tantalum, the chief minerals containing these two elements being tantalite, columbite, fergusonite and yttrotantalite; it is also a constituent of pyrochlor, euxenite and samarskite.
- Throughout his life he paid great attention to the "rare earths" and the problem of separating and distinguishing them; in 1878 he extracted ytterbia from what was supposed to be pure erbia, and two years later found gadolinia and samaria in the samarskite earths.
- It is found in the minerals gadolinite, cerite, samarskite and fergusonite, and is usually obtained from cerite.