(source: https://www.rsc.org/periodic-table/element/88/radium)

The mineral Monazite, is a source of rare earth elements, radium can also be extracted from it: Separation Of Radium And Rare Earth Elements From Monazite (2008).

Radium-223  can be used to treat bone cancer:

Radium targets can be irradiated to produce other radionuclides such as Ac 225 and its daughter Bi 213 for radiotherapy: Radium target and method for producing it (2007).


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