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Yttrium
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Yttrium is a silvery, lustrous metal, often classified with the Lathanide series because of its similar properties. It is one of four elements named for Ytterby, Sweden. [The other three are Erbium, Terbium, and Ytterbium --Wolf]. It has been used to provide the red color in color television tubes.

--Juliet E

Sources: Kerr


Yttrium at The Periodic Table of Videos (Alternate Version)