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Name:From the Greek κευός = "vain" and τιμή = "honor," in allusion to the fact that the yttrium in it was mistaken for a new element.
Synonym of:Xenotime-(Y), Xenotime-(Yb)


The traditional name for this species, almost exclusively referring to xenotime-(Y) (the species xenotime-(Yb) is very rare).

The X-ray powder diffraction pattern is similar to that of atelisite-(Y).

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Classification of Xenotime

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Health Warning:No information on health risks for this material has been entered into the database. You should always treat mineral specimens with care.

References for Xenotime

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Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II. John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York, 7th edition, revised and enlarged, 1124 pp.: 688-691.

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