The Rare Earths: Their Occurrence, Chemistry, and Technology

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S. I. Levy (Editor)

Series: Earth Sciences in the 21st Century
BISAC: SCI019000

The mysterious group of substances to which have been given the title of “rare earths” has long been the subject of special study. The present work is intended to give a general but fairly comprehensive account of the rare earth group.

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Preface
TABLE OF ABBREVIATIONS EMPLOYED IN THE REFERENCES
INTRODUCTION
By Sir William Crookes
PART I .OCCURRENCE OF THE RARE EARTHS
Chapter I. The Nature of the Minerals and their Mode of Occurrence
Chapter II. The Silicates
Chapter III. The Titano-silicates and Titanates
Chapter IV. The Tantalo-Columbates
Chapter V. The Oxides and Carbonates
Chapter VI. The Phosphates and Halides
Chapter VII. The Monazite Sands[viii]
Chapter VIII. Radioactivity of the Minerals
PART II. THE CHEMISTRY OF THE ELEMENTS
Chapter IX. General Properties of the Cerium and Yttrium Groups
Chapter X. General Methods of Separation
Chapter XI. The Cerium Group—Cerium
Chapter XII. The Cerium Group (continued)—Lanthanum, Praseodymium, Neodymium, and Samarium
Chapter XIII. The Terbium Group
Chapter XIV. The Erbium and Ytterbium Groups—Yttrium and Scandium
Chapter XV. The Group IVa Elements—Titanium
Chapter XVI. The Group IVa Elements (continued)—Zirconium and Thorium
Chapter PART III. THE TECHNOLOGY OF THE ELEMENTS
Chapter XVII. The Incandescent Mantle Industry—Historical and General Introduction
Chapter XVIII. The Chemical Treatment of Monazite
Chapter XIX. The Manufacture of Mantles from Cotton and Ramie
Chapter XX. Artificial Silk—its Production and Use in the Mantle Industry
Chapter XXI. Other Technological Uses of the Cerium and Yttrium Elements, Zirconium and Thorium
Chapter XXII. The Industrial Applications of Titanium and its Compounds
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