Juan José Elhuyar

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Juan José Elhuyar
Born15 June 1754
Died20 September 1796 (age 42)
NationalitySpanish
Known fortungsten
Scientific career
Fieldschemistry
mineralogy

Juan José Elhuyar Lubize (15 June 1754 – 20 September 1796) was a Spanish chemist and mineralogist, who is best known for being first to isolate tungsten with his brother Fausto Elhuyar in 1783.[1][2]

He was born in Logroño, in northern Spain and died in Santafé de Bogotá, New Granada (present-day Colombia) at 42.

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  1. ^ "ITIA Newsletter" (PDF). International Tungsten Industry Association. June 2005. Archived from the original on July 21, 2011. Retrieved 2008-06-18.CS1 maint: Unfit url (link)
  2. ^ "ITIA Newsletter" (PDF). International Tungsten Industry Association. December 2005. Archived from the original on July 21, 2011. Retrieved 2008-06-18.CS1 maint: Unfit url (link)