YTTROTANTALITE

Yt`tro-co*lum"bite, Yt`tro-tan"ta*lite, n. (Min.)

Definition: A tantalate of uranium, yttrium, and calcium, of a brown or black color.

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition



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The first coffee-house in Mecca dates back to the 1510s. The beverage was in Turkey by the 1530s. It appeared in Europe circa 1515-1519 and was introduced to England by 1650. By 1675 the country had more than 3,000 coffee houses, and coffee had replaced beer as a breakfast drink.

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