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Which metallic mineral is used both for nuclear reactors as well as stainless steel? 

A

Vanadium

B

Thorium

C

Radium

D

Columbium

Answer

Niobium which is also known as columbium is used with iron and other elements in stainless steel alloys and also in alloys with a variety of nonferrous metals, such as zirconium, Niobium alloys are strong and are often used in pipeline construction.
So the correct option is 'Columbium'.

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