laurite

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Etymology[edit]

After Laura R. Joy who was a wife of American chemist C. A. Joy. Named in 1866.[1]

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Noun[edit]

laurite ‎(uncountable)

  1. (mineralogy) A rare sulphide of osmium and ruthenium found with platinum in Borneo and Oregon, with the chemical formula RuS2.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Richard V. Gaines, H. Catherine W. Skinner, Eugene E. Foord, Brian Mason, and Abraham Rosenzweig: Dana's new mineralogy, John Wiley & Sons, 1997

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