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ERIC Number: EJ364059
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1988
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Abstractor: N/A
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The Not-So-Rare Earths.
Muecke, Gunter K.; Moller, Peter
Scientific American, v258 n1 p72-77 Jan 1988
Describes the characteristics of rare earth elements. Details the physical chemistry of rare earths. Reviews the history of rare earth chemistry and mineralogy. Discusses the mineralogy and crystallography of the formation of rare earth laden minerals found in the earth's crust. Characterizes the geologic history of rare earth elements. (CW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Researchers
Language: English
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