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Platinum - Wikipedia

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Platinum is a chemical element with symbol Pt and atomic number 78. It is dense, malleable, ... Platinum is used in catalytic converters, laboratory equipment, electrical contacts and electrodes, pl...

Platinum - Element information, properties and uses | Periodic Table

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Element Platinum (Pt), Group 10, Atomic Number 78, d-block, Mass 195.084. Sources, facts, uses, scarcity (SRI), podcasts, alchemical symbols, videos and ...

What is platinum used for? | Reference.com

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According to The Royal Society of Chemistry, platinum is mainly used inside catalytic converters in cars, trucks, and buses. Platinum is also used for electrical  ...

Platinum and Its Use :: Total Materia Article

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It was discovered in South America by Ulloa in 1753 and by Wood in 1741. The metal was used by pre-Columbian Indians. Platinum is an extremely rare metal, ...

Facts About Platinum - Live Science

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Aug 1, 2016 ... Properties, sources and uses of the element platinum. ... In ancient times, people in Egypt and the Americas used platinum for jewelry and ...

Applications - PMM - Platinum Matthey - Johnson Matthey

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The platinum group metals are used in a wide variety of industries. This section describes many of the major uses of platinum group metals and their unique ...

Precious Metals Management: FAQs: Why is platinum used for ...

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Platinum is a naturally white precious metal and has several properties that make it a preferred jewellery material. Among the main advantages of using platinum ...

Platinum Facts Sheet - AZoM.com

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Feb 11, 2002 ... Platinum is used in wide variety of applications, many if which you may not realise. Reasons for its wide usage and extreme value are given as ...

It's Elemental - The Element Platinum

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What's in a name? From the Spainsh word for silver, platina. Say what? Platinum is pronounced as PLAT-en-em. History and Uses: Used by the pre-Columbian ...

Platinum»uses [WebElements Periodic Table]

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The following uses for platinum are gathered from a number of sources as well as from ... It was used for jewellery as long ago as 1200 BC in Egyptian tombs.