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a rare-earth, metallic, trivalent element occurring with cerium and other rare-earth metals, and having rose-colored to violet-colored salts. Symbol: Nd; atomic weight: 144.24; atomic number: 60; specific gravity: 6.9 at 20°C.
*From Jeff Strand’s LOST HOMICIDAL MANIAC: (ANSWERS TO “SHIRLEY”)
“The big deal is that I’m a freakin’ neodymium magnet for trouble – often in the form of depraved murderers – and I’ve been unable to keep the tow kids I already have out of it.”