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(2769) Mendeleev

Reference work entry

1976 GZ2. Discovered 1976 Apr. 1 by N. S. Chernykh at Nauchnyj.

Named in memory of Dmitrij Ivanovich Mendeleev (1834–1907), world-famous Russian chemist, discoverer of the periodic law of the elements. (M 9215)

Mendeleev is also honored by a lunar crater.

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