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scandium

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Noun
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scan=di=um

CIDE DICTIONARY

scandiumn. [NL. So called because found in Scandinavian minerals.].
     A rare metallic element of the boron group, whose existence was predicted under the provisional name ekaboron by means of the periodic law, and subsequently discovered by spectrum analysis in certain rare Scandinavian minerals (euxenite and gadolinite). It has not yet been isolated. Symbol Sc. Atomic weight 44.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

scandium, n. Chem. a rare soft silver-white metallic element occurring naturally in lanthanide ores.

Usage
Symb.: Sc.
Etymology
mod.L f. Scandia Scandinavia (source of the minerals containing it)

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