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Platinum

"Platinum" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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A heavy, soft, whitish metal, resembling tin, with atomic number 78, atomic weight 195.084, symbol Pt. It is used in manufacturing equipment for laboratory and industrial use. It occurs as a black powder (platinum black) and as a spongy substance (spongy platinum) and may have been known in Pliny's time as "alutiae".


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Platinum" by people in this website by year, and whether "Platinum" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 17 publications over 16 distinct years, with a maximum of 2 publications in 2004
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