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Euxenite

Euxenite

(Science: chemical) a brownish black mineral with a metallic luster, found in Norway. It contains niobium, titanium, yttrium, and uranium, with some other metals.

Origin: gr. Hospitable. So named because it contains a number of rare elements.


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