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Definition of Pelopium

Pelopium
Pelopium Pe*lo"pi*um, n. [NL., fr. L. Pelops, brother of Niobe, Gr. ?.] (Chem.) A supposed new metal found in columbite, afterwards shown to be identical with columbium, or niobium.

Meaning of Pelopium from wikipedia

- Pelopium was the proposed name for a new element found by the chemist Heinrich Rose in 1845. The name derived from the Gr**** king and later god Pelops...
- niobium (from Niobe, the goddess of tears), and pelopium (from Pelops). The supposed element "pelopium" was later identified as a mixture of tantalum and...
- the discovery of a new element pelopium, which he had found in the mineral tantalite. After subsequent research pelopium was identified to be a mixture...
- after children of Tantalus—niobium and pelopium—although the argument was later contested as far as pelopium was concerned. A mountain in British Columbia...
- and pelopium (from Pelops). This confusion arose from the minimal observed differences between tantalum and niobium. The claimed new elements pelopium, ilmenium...
- Iridium 1846 R. Hermann Ilmenium Niobium-tantalum alloy 1847 Heinrich Rose Pelopium Niobium-tantalum alloy 1877 Serge Kern Davyum Iridium-rhodium-iron alloy...
- Palladium 46 Current symbol is Pd. The symbol is now used for protactinium. Pe Pelopium 41 Former name for niobium. Ph Phosphorus 15 Current symbol is P. Pl Palladium...
- were later found to be mixtures of niobium and tantalum. Rose discovered pelopium in 1846, while Hermann announced the discovery of ilmenium in 1847. In...
- doi:10.1016/j.sab.2003.12.027. Rose, Heinrich (1846). "On a new metal, pelopium, contained in the Bavarian tantalite". Philos. Mag. Series 3. 29 (195):...
- were two additional elements in tantalite, which he named niobium and pelopium for the children of the Cyclops. Eventually, Rose's niobium (atomic number...
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