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Strip by: David Morgan-Mar
T-Rex: T-Rex presents The Periodic Table:
T-Rex: 44 RUTHENIUM
T-Rex: A polyvalent white metal, which resists all acids. Named after Ruthenia, which is the Latin name for Russia. Used to make platinum alloys harder.
Utahraptor: So if a hard metal album goes platinum...
Utahraptor: and sells even more, it could go platinum-ruthenium alloy!
Utahraptor: Even harder!
T-Rex: Yes, and it resists acid rock too.
T-Rex: No joke!
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