neodymium chloride

neodymium chloride

[‚nē·ō′dim·ē·əm ′klȯr‚īd]
(inorganic chemistry)
NdCl3· x H2O Water-and acid-soluble, pink lumps; used to prepare metallic neodymium.
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This is carbothermically treated to produce an oxycarbide that is chlorinated at 400 C (far below the 1000 C required of traditional processing) to create anhydrous neodymium chloride.