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Battery materials such as cobalt and steel-hardener vanadium have surged, while minor precious metals like ruthenium rallied too.
Rhodium, iridium and ruthenium count among the precious metals that are more rare than gold, according to the U.K.’s Royal Mint.
Combining a small amount of hydrogen brought from Earth with martian atmospheric carbon dioxide in the presence of a nickel or ruthenium catalyst would yield methane and water.
Researchers detected the behavior in a crystal of ruthenium trichloride at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee.
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First Known Use: 1829See Words from the same year
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