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Gadolinium


Silver-white metallic element Gadolinium (Gd). Element 64. Ferromagnetic (ie it sticks to magnets). Gadolinium comes from the ore Gadolinite. Gadolinium is used in magnets, semiconductors, superconductors, MRI scanners, TV tube phosphor colours, all sorts of uses.

Here are a few Gadolinium links to a reviews about the stuff:

http://physics.nist.gov/PhysRefData/XrayMassCoef/ElemTab/z64.html

www.uniterra.de/rutherford/ele064.htm

www.webelements.com/webelements/scholar/elements/gadolinium/structure.html

www.chemicalelements.com/elements/gd.html

www.speclab.com/elements/gadolinium.htm

www.corrosionsource.com/handbook/periodic/64.htm

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gadolinium

www.lenntech.com/Periodic-chart-elements/Gd-en.htm

http://hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu/Hbase/pertab/Gd.html

www.chemicool.com/elements/gadolinium.html

www.mrsc.ucsf.edu/breast/gadolinium.html (gone)

www.encyclopedia.com/html/g1/gadolini.asp (gone)

www.pnl.gov/energyscience/03-00/art1.htm (gone)

www.mrsc.ucsf.edu/breast/gadolinium.html (gone)

www.resource-world.net/Gd.htm (gone)

www.cs.ubc.ca/cgi-bin/nph-pertab/tab/element/Gd (gone)

www.studera.com/nytto/persys/elem2/gd.htm (gone)

http://pearl1.lanl.gov/periodic/elements/64.html (gone)

These were all last checked: 2009/07/18


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