Why do Zr and Hf occur together in nature?

Asked by Topperlearning User | 4th Jun, 2014, 01:23: PM

Expert Answer:

The atomic radii of Zr (160 pm) and Hf (159 pm) is almost identical due to lanthanoid contraction. So they occur together in nature.

Answered by  | 4th Jun, 2014, 03:23: PM