Neodymium metal is a white-silvery material.
Neodymium metal is one of the more abundant lanthanides and it has many different applications. Neodymium metal is often used as colorant for glass ceramic, because its compounds, depending on concentration can make a beautiful blue, green or red color. Another important application of neodymium metal is as active medium in Nd:YAG lasers. Neodymium-iron-boron, know as neodymium magnet is the strongest permanent magnet existing in the world.