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Platinum MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


MeSH Heading
Platinum
Tree Number(s)
D01.268.556.690
D01.268.956.734
D01.552.544.690
Unique ID
D010984
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010984
Scope Note
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".
Entry Term(s)
Platinum Black
Registry Number
49DFR088MY
Related Numbers
7440-06-4
CAS Type 1 Name
Platinum
See Also
Organoplatinum Compounds
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2017/07/04
Platinum Preferred
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