Etymology
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ruthenium (n.)

metallic element, 1845, named by Russian chemist Karl Klauss, who first isolated it, from a name proposed earlier (1828) in reference to a metal extracted from ores from the Ural Mountains of Russia (see Ruthenian). With metallic element ending -ium.

updated on October 26, 2021

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