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Old July 21 2013, 05:13 AM   #18
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Re: Bill Gates invents transparent aluminium!

MacLeod wrote: View Post
Isn't the spelling Aluminium the preferred one by the IUPAC being recognised from 1990, it wasn't until 1993 or so that the alternate spelling was accepted.
The American Chemical Society officially adopted the spelling "aluminum" in 1925, and we Yanks have spelled it that way ever since.

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