laurite definition

  • noun:
    • A rare sulphide of osmium and ruthenium discovered with platinum in Borneo and Oregon, with the chemical formula RuS2.
    • an uncommon sulphide of osmium and ruthenium found with platinum in Borneo and Oregon.
    • A sulphid of osmium and ruthenium, an uncommon mineral, occurring in regular octahedrons, of an iron-black color and bright metallic luster, based in the platinum-washings of Borneo. It takes place additionally in Oregon.

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