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Ruthenium

History
 
Ruthenium was opened in 1844 by Professor of Chemistry at Kazan University, Karl Karlovich Klaus. He received 6 gramm from crude platinum unknown silver-white metal. Name of the metal was in honor of Russia, which in Latin is denoted «Ruthenia».

Nowadays


Ruthenium, like all platinum group metals, is to create a catalyst. This metal is added to alloys to improve corrosion resistance, strength and hardness of the alloy. Thermocouples ruthenium in combination with iridium used to determine the highest temperatures. In some cases, ruthenium is added in the tips of the handles for durability. Ruthenium is used to make a special paint for medical research.

Date ASIA EUROPE USA
26/12/2009 215.52 215.52 215.52
19/12/2009 215.52 215.52 215.52
12/12/2009 215.54 215.54 215.54
05/12/2009 128.5 128.5 128.5
28/11/2009 130.3 130.3 130.3
21/11/2009 128.49 128.49 128.49
14/11/2009 117.66 117.66 117.66
07/11/2009 119.52 119.52 119.52
31/10/2009 116.62 116.62 116.62
24/10/2009 118.94 118.94 118.94
17/10/2009 116.07 116.07 116.07
10/10/2009 116.09 116.09 116.09
02/10/2009 116.08 116.08 116.08
25/09/2009 116.07 116.07 116.07
18/09/2009 116.21 116.21 116.21
12/09/2009 116.04 116.04 116.04
05/09/2009 116.62 116.62 116.62
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