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Yttrium - Periodic Table Videos

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We visit a disused mine in Ytterby, Sweden, where four elements of the periodic table were first discovered. Journey with us on our Ytterby Road Trip.
For all the basics about yttrium, check out the Visual Elements Periodic Table.
For amazing photos and facts yttrium, check out The Elements by Theodore Gray.
The radioactive isotope yttrium-90 has been used in several types of cancer treatment.
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