Gadolinium occurs in many minerals, but is most commonly extracted from monazite and bastnasite ores.
Gadolinium oxide is suitable for glass, optic and ceramic applications, semiconductor fabrication, carbon nano-tubes and nuclear reactor shielding. In medicine it is used it is used in EDTA as an injectable contrast agent for patients undergoing magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).
Appearance: White solid Purity: Gd2O3/TREO≧99.5%, and Purity: Gd2O3/TREO≧99.99%, as per China industrial standard GB/T 2526-1996
Chemical formula: Gd2O3 CAS No.: 12064-62-9 EINECS EC No.: 235-060-9 HS-Code: 2846901930 Industrial standard: GB/T 2526-1996