Sentence Examples with the word rhodium

Gold, platinum, iridium and rhodium only are proof against the action of this powerful oxidizer.

Platinum itself he discovered how to work on a practical scale, and he is said to have made a fortune from the secret, which, however, he disclosed in a posthumous paper (1829); and he was the first to detect the metals palladium (1804)(1804) and rhodium (1805) in crude platinum.