Rare Earth

SANAV Ltd specialises in Rare Earth Metals, please find below the Rare Earth Metals we deal with, please contact us with any enquiries

  • Cerium Ce
    • Facts: –
      • Atomic No.  58
      • By-Product of Monazite and Bastnäsite
      • Comes in form of inside Monazite and Bastnäsite minerals but can also be on its own
      • Uses are  that is part of the catalyst of catalytic converters used to clean up exhaust vehicles
  • Gadolinium Gd
    • Facts: –
      • Atomic No.  64
      • By-Product of Monazite, Bastnäsite, gadolinite and a product of iron, chromium, and related alloys
      • Comes in form of silvery-white, malleable, ductile, metallic parts.
      • Is used for as a contrast agent MRI/MRA scans, microwaves, phosphors for colour televisions, computer memory chips and in manufacturing compact discs.
  • Neodymium Nd
    • Facts: –
      • Atomic No.  60
      • By-Product of Monazite and Bastnäsite minerals and can also be combined with lanthanum (La), Praseodymium (Pr) and also with Iron (Fe)
      • Comes in form of Ingots, balls and sticks
      • Used for colouring glass, glass lasers and powerful magnets
  • Praseodymium Pr
    • Facts: –
      • Atomic No.  59
      • By-product of Monazite
      • Comes in form of Metal, Ingots and Balls
      • Is used with cubic Zirconia as a colouring agent, it can also be combined with Neodymium (Nd) and also magnets.
  • Yttrium Y
    • Facts: –
      • Atomic No.  39
      • Transition metal
      • Found in rare earth minerals and some uranium ores
      • Uses include; ceramics and glass
      • It has a high melting point and imparts shock resistance and low expansion to glass


We also provide on the elements below…

La₂O₃ CeO₂ PrNd25%:75% PrNd metal – Nd/TREM:75%
Sm Eu₂O₃ Gd₂O₃ Tb₄O₇
Dy₂O₃ Dy Metal Ho Er
Tm Yb Lu₂O₃ Y₂O₃