Ruthenium

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Ruthenium is a chemical element that has the symbol Ru and atomic number 44. A rare transition metal of the platinum group of the periodic table, ruthenium is found associated with platinum ores and used as a catalyst in some platinum alloys.

 

General
Atomic number:   44
Symbol:   Ru
Atomic weight:   101.07
Boiling Point (C):   4900
Melting Point (C):   2500
Density:   12.2
heatVapor:   148
heatFusion:   6.1
Electrical Conductivity:   .1
Thermal Conductivity:   --
Specific Heat Capacity:   0.057

 

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