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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 na...

Platinum | Minerals Education Coalition

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The platinum group metals (PGM) include ruthenium (element #44, symbol ... Of these elements, only platinum and palladium are found in a pure form in nature.

Chemistry for Kids: Elements - Platinum - Ducksters

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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 ...

Earth's gold and platinum arrived in a meteor shower lasting ...

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Sep 7, 2011 ... Researchers also discovered there is enough gold and platinum in the Earth's core to plate the surface of the globe with a layer of priceless ...

Facts About Platinum - Live Science

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Aug 1, 2016 ... Properties, sources and uses of the element platinum. ... an Italian physician, described a metal found in Central America that wouldn't melt and ...

Platinum: The mineral native Platinum information and pictures

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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  ...

platinum Facts, information, pictures | Encyclopedia.com articles ...

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The first known reference to platinum can be found in the writings of Italian physician, scholar, and poet Julius Caesar Scaliger (1484-1558). Scaliger apparently ...

Platinum, Chemical Element - reaction, water, uses, elements ...

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The first known reference to platinum can be found in the writings of Italian physician, scholar, and poet Julius Caesar Scaliger (1484-1558). Scaliger apparently ...

Platinum - Element information, properties and uses | Periodic Table

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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 ...

Platinum

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Platinum was discovered in South America independently by Antonio de Ulloa in 1735 and by N. Wood in 1741, but it had been in use by pre-Columbian Indians ...

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It's Elemental - The Element Platinum

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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 ...

Where is platinum found in nature? | Reference.com

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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...

Platinum - Chemicool

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Discovery of Platinum. Platinum was discovered by South American peoples who produced artifacts of a white gold-platinum alloy. The first written account of ...