Juan José Elhuyar

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Juan José Elhuyar
Born 15 June 1754
Logroño
Died 20 September 1796 (age 42)
Santafé de Bogotá, New Granada
Nationality Spanish
Fields chemistry
mineralogy
Known for tungsten

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 in 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. 
  2. ^ "ITIA Newsletter" (PDF). International Tungsten Industry Association. December 2005. Archived from the original on July 21, 2011. Retrieved 2008-06-18.