Periodic Table of the Elements: Ruthenium

Name: Ruthenium
Symbol: Ru
Atomic Number: 44
Atomic Mass: 101.07
Atomic Volume: 8.13 cc/mol
Discovered By: First isolated by Klaus in 1844
Discovery Date: 1844
Origin of Name: Ruthenium - (Latin) Ruthenia (Russia)
Toxicity: No information available.
Summary: A member of the Platinum group. Ruthenium is found both native and in ores. Used in alloys to harden metals for jewelry and pen nibs.


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HHe
LiBeBCNOFNe
NaMgAlSiPSClAr
KCaScTiVCrMnFeCoNiCuZnGaGeAsSeBrKr
RbSrYZrNbMoTcRuRhPdAgCdInSnSbTeIXe
CsBaLaCePrNdPmSmEuGdTbDyHoErTmYbLuHfTaWReOsIrPtAuHgTlPbBiPoAtRn
FrRaAcThPaUNpPuAmCmBkCfEsFmMdNoLr

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