Definition of Bastnasite

1. Noun. A yellow-to-brown mineral that is a source of rare earth elements.




Definition of Bastnasite

1. Noun. (minerology) A light brown mineral that is a source of many rare earth elements ¹

2. Noun. (alternative form of bastnaesite) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bastnasite

bastinado
bastinadoed
bastinadoes
bastinadoing
bastinados
basting
bastings
bastion
bastioned
bastions
bastirma
bastle
bastles
bastnaesite
bastnaesites
bastnasite (current term)
bastnasites
basto
baston
bastonade
bastonaded
bastonades
bastonading
bastons
bastos
basts
basturma
basuco
basucos
basuko

Literary usage of Bastnasite

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1. Journal of Applied Microscopy by Bausch & Lomb Optical Company (1900)
"... and bastnasite, from Chey- iv 7: 51, 1899. " analyses proving the correctness of the ses of ... and R'" (F' CO"3) for bastnasite. ..."

2. Third Appendix to the 6th Ed. of Dana's System of Mineralogy by William Ebenezer Ford, James Dwight Dana (1915)
"Specimen of bastnasite assoc. with ... Some small separate crystals of bastnasite lining a cavity in the ..."

3. Technology Quarterly and Proceedings of the Society of Arts by Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Society of Arts (1899)
"... and bastnasite. Analyses of fine specimens from Cheyenne Mt., near Pikes Peak, Col., agreed essentially with those of Allen and Comstock. ..."

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