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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, ... Consequently, platinum is often found chemically uncombined as native platinum. Because it occurs natu...

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 | Minerals Education Coalition

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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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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 - Chemicool

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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 ...

Platinum - The chemical element, its science, properties, and uses

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Jul 27, 2016 ... Unlike many elements, platinum can be found in its pure metallic form in nuggets, alloyed with other platinum metals, or as part of a mineral ore ...

Facts About Platinum - Live Science

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Aug 1, 2016 ... The first recorded reference to platinum was in 1557 when Julius Scaliger, an Italian physician, described a metal found in Central America that ...

Platinum»the essentials [WebElements Periodic Table]

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Platinum is a beautiful silvery-white metal, when pure, and is malleable and ductile. ... Platinum is found as the free element, usually mixed with other metals ...