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Title: Metals Fact Sheet: Neodymium

Neodymium was discovered in 1898 when it was separated from {open_quotes}dydimium,{close_quotes} a praseodymium-neodymium compound that was thought to be only one element. {open_quotes}Neodymium{close_quotes} is derived from the Greek words {open_quotes}neos{close_quotes} and {open_quotes}didymos,{close_quotes} which translates to {open_quotes}new twin.{close_quotes} This article discusses sources and applications of the element, and reviews world reserves and demands. Price trends in the commodity are also noted.
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
219550
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Elements; Journal Volume: 1; Journal Issue: 3; Other Information: PBD: Nov 1992
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; NEODYMIUM; SUPPLY AND DEMAND; PRICES; MAGNET POLE PIECES