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In Fremys process for separating osmium from the residues of platinum ore, ruthenium occurs in a dioxide.Cooley's Practical Receipts, Volume II|Arnold Cooley
The lower ovoids in ruthenium are identical in composition, with those of iron, cobalt and nickel and may be studied under Iron.Occult Chemistry|Annie Besant and Charles W. Leadbeater
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Word Origin and History for ruthenium
metallic element, 1845, named by Russian chemist Karl Klauss, from a name proposed earlier (1828) in reference to a metal extracted from ores from the Ural Mountains of Russia (see Ruthenian).