Laurite Lau"rite, n. [Etymol. uncertain.] (Min.) A rare sulphide of osmium and ruthenium found with platinum in Borneo and Oregon. [1913 Webster]

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  • Laurite — is an opaque black, metallic ruthenium sulfide mineral with formula: RuS2. It crystallizes in the isometric system. It is in the pyrite structural group. Though rare, it occurs in many parts of the world. General informationLaurite has a Mohs… …   Wikipedia

  • laurite — noun /ˈlɔɹ.aɪt/ A rare sulphide of osmium and ruthenium found with platinum in Borneo and Oregon, with the chemical formula RuS …   Wiktionary

  • laurite — lau·rite …   English syllables

  • laurite — /ˈlɔraɪt/ (say lawruyt), /ˈlɒ / (say lo ) noun a mineral sulphide of ruthenium and osmium, which occurs as small cubic crystals often associated with platinum. {German laurit} …   Australian English dictionary

  • laurite — ˈlȯˌrīt, ˈläˌ noun ( s) Etymology: German laurit, probably from the name Laura + German it ite : a mineral RuS2 consisting of an iron black ruthenium sulfide often containing osmium and found in minute crystals or grains …   Useful english dictionary

  • List of minerals K-M (complete) — It is currently not possible to have a complete list of minerals . The International Mineralogical Association is the international group that recognises new minerals and new mineral names, however minerals discovered before 1959 did not go… …   Wikipedia

  • Pyrite — Catégorie II : sulfures et sulfosels[1] Pyrite Octaèdre Mines de Huaron, Pérou (8×8 cm) …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Laurit — Chemische Formel RuS2 Mineralklasse Sulfide und Sulfosalze 2.EB.05a (8. Auflage: 2/D.17 100) (nach Strunz) (nach Dana) Kristallsystem kubisch Kristallklasse …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • List of minerals — This is a List of minerals for which there are Wikipedia articles. Mineral variety names and mineraloids are to be listed after the valid minerals for each letter.For a complete listing (about 4,000) of all mineral names: List of minerals… …   Wikipedia

  • Sperrylite — Infobox mineral name = Sperrylite boxwidth = caption = formula = PtAs2 color = tin white habit = well formed finely crystalline, massive to reniform system = cubic cleavage = cubic indistinct fracture = conchoidal mohs = 6 7 luster = metallic… …   Wikipedia

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