Laurite

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Laurite (Min) A rare sulphide of osmium and ruthenium found with platinum in Borneo and Oregon.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n laurite A sulphid of osmium and ruthenium, a rare mineral, occurring in regular octahedrons, of an iron-black color and bright metallic luster, found in the platinum-washings of Borneo. It occurs also in Oregon.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Etymol. uncertain

Usage

In literature:

On the same side as Laurits and Hilda.
"Rosmerholm" by Henrik Ibsen
Loaned to the U.S. National Museum by Laurits C. Eichner of Clifton, New Jersey.
"Early American Scientific Instruments and Their Makers" by Silvio A. Bedini
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