Origin of vanadium
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Historical Examples of vanadium
A good deal of Vanadium alloy is used, and this is made in America.A Journey Through France in War Time
Joseph G. Butler, Jr.
It is added in the form of ferrovanadium, carrying 35 to 40 per cent of vanadium.The Economic Aspect of Geology
C. K. Leith
Vanadium steel is used throughout the construction of the car.The Wonder Book of Knowledge
Roscoelite is a vanadium mica from a gold mine at Granite creek, California.The Galaxy
Yet if it had not been for vanadium steel we should have no Ford cars.Creative Chemistry
Edwin E. Slosson
Word Origin for vanadium
rare metallic element, 1833, named 1830 by Swedish chemist Nils Gabriel Sefström (1787-1845), from Old Norse Vanadis, one of the names of the Norse beauty goddess Freyja (see Freya), perhaps because of its colorful compounds.