By Dennis Schatz - Senior Vice President for Strategic Programs
The question in this edition is:
What other heavy metal is found in platinum ores?
The answer: Ruthenium
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Ruthenium is a heavy metal like platinum and is found in small amounts in ores containing platinum. Less than 15 tons of ruthenium are produced annually compared to platinum's approximately 250 tons per year. Ruthenium's primary use is as an additive to alloys of platinum and palladium to make wear-resistant electrical contacts. Learn more about ruthenium by clicking here.Here is the solution:
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