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n. - A trivalent metallic element of the rare earth group.

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  • China accounts for 95 percent of global production and about 60 percent of consumption of rare metals, including dysprosium, terbium, thulium, lutetium and yttrium,...
  • The final pair of biologicals, significant moneymakers, were a recreational mindbender called Red Skeezix and a marine microorganism able to concentrate the rare element...
  • Uncertainties are only slightly higher on rhenium (5\%), lutetium (3\%), and beryllium
  • Some of the more common ones include samarium-neodymium, rhenium-osmium, and lutetium-hafnium. for more
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