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Platinum is a chemical element with symbol Pt and atomic number 78. It is a dense, malleable, ... Consequently, platinum is often found chemically uncombined as native platinum. Because it occurs naturally in the alluvial sands of various ...

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Named from the Spanish word for silver, platinum is a lustrous, silvery-white metal ... Platinum is found in its pure native form, or in platiniridium, a natural alloy of ...

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Platinum can occur free in nature and is sometimes found in deposits of gold- bearing sands, primarily those found in the Ural mountains, Columbia and the ...

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Platinum is a rare metal and difficult to find. This is what makes it such a valuable metal. Platinum can be found in its pure form, but is most often found together ...

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Platinum is the rarest and most expensive of the popular precious metals. ... In Australia, Platinum nuggets have been found in the Fifield District of Cunningham  ...

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Platinum is found in layers of sulphides, which are located in some igneous rocks . South Africa and Russia have the largest reserve of this rare...

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The chemical element platinum is classed as a transition metal. It was discovered by South American peoples. advertisements. Both sides of a platinum eagle ...

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Feb 12, 1999 ... Deposits of one of the world's most precious metals have been discovered on Rum in the Inner Hebrides. With platinum fetching pounds 200 an ...

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Discovery date, Known to native South Americans before Columbus, and taken to Europe around 1750. Discovered by, -. Origin of the name, The name is ...

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Sep 3, 2015 ... Platinum nuggets are actually MUCH rarer than placer gold nuggets are. Nearly all of the platinum found around the world is microscopic bits ...