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    NEODYMIUM
    60
    Nd
    144.24 (3) g


    Abundances
    In this table values are given in units of ppb (parts per billion; 1 billion = 109), both in terms of weight and in terms of numbers of atoms. Values for abundances are difficult to determine with much certainty, so all values should be treated with some caution, especially so for the less common elements. Local concentrations of any element can vary from those given here by orders of magnitude.

    View graphsAbundanceppb by weightppb by atoms
    Universe 10 0.09
    Sun 3 0.02
    Meteorite (carbonaceous) 510 70
    Crustal rocks 33000 4800
    Sea water 0.0028 0.00012
    Stream 0.2 0.001
    Human no data no data


    Notes

    Neodymium is never found in nature as the free element. Neodymium is found in the ores monazite sand [(Ce, La, etc.)PO4] and bastn°site [(Ce, La, etc.)(CO3)F], ores containing small amounts of all the rare earth metals. It is difficult to separate from other rare earth elements.

    Fluorides
  • NdF3
  • Chlorides
  • NdCl2
  • NdCl3
  • Bromides
  • NdBr2
  • NdBr3
  • Iodides
  • NdI2
  • NdI3
  • Hydrides
    none listed
    Oxides
  • Nd2O3
  • Sulfides
  • NdS
  • Nd2S3
  • Selenides
  • NdSe
  • Tellurides
  • NdTe
  • Nd2Te3
  • Nitrides
  • NdN






  • Our data and resources are taken from Web Elements