Where Is Thulium Found?


Thulium is a silvery element not available in abundance on earth's surface but available many times commercially. Small quantities are found on earth in form of gadolinite, euxinite and xenotime. You can find more information here: http://www.webelements.com/thulium/
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Thulium. is the 58. th. element on the periodic table. It is located in. period. 6. It is the 13. th. element of the. lanthanide. series that appears below the main body of the periodic
Thulium can be isolated by reduction of the oxide with lanthanum metal or by calcium reduction of a closed container.
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Thulium is mostly extracted from monazite. Thulium makes up only a very small percentage of this matter. Thulium is not normally found in its natural state, it is derived from other minerals in very small portions. You can find more information here: http://www.lenntech.com/periodic/elements/tm.htm
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