Citation for (35734)

The following citation is from MPC 109631:

(35734) Dilithium = 1999 GT9
     A substance of great power in the science fiction universe of Star Trek,
dilithium is an essential component for the faster-than-light warp drive
depicted in the stories.  In the real world, dilithium is a molecule
consisting of two covalently-bonded lithium atoms.

A complete set of naming citations of the numbered minor planets is available in the Dictionary of Minor Planet Names, edited by Lutz Schmadel.

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