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The Platinum Group Metals Industry

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Published by Woodhead Publishing .
Written in English


  • Iron, steel & metals industries,
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  • Engineering (General),
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Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages240
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12001030M
ISBN 101855733463
ISBN 109781855733466

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The platinum group metals industry William Black This looseleaf manual provides a wealth of information on an industry that, until recently, was highly secretive.   Sources of Platinum Group Metals. Platinum gets its name from platina, meaning "little silver," because the Spaniards considered it an unwanted impurity in silver mining operations in the most part, PGMs are found together in ores. Ultramafic and mafic igneous rocks contain high levels of platinum group metals, the granites contain a low percentage of the metals. The platinum group metals (Ru, Rh, Pd, Os, Ir, and Pt), Ag, and Au are called ‘precious’ or ‘noble’ metals. Nobility and catalytic activity are unique properties of precious metals, that result in a wide range of applications, such as catalysts in various industrial fields, in electronic industries, and in jewelry. The book covers recent developments in the chemistry of the six platinum group metals, namely, platinum, palladium, rhodium, iridium, ruthenium and osmium. The material falls into three broad areas. Firstly, the occurrence, extraction and use of the metals, .

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In addition, rising demand for platinum metal based jewelry from developing countries is expected to drive PGMs market. Huge gap between supply and demand of the platinum group metals is expected to hamper the market growth. The demand for these metals is growing owing to increasing number of applications but the supply is limited. The platinum group of precious metals includes platinum, palladium and rhodium. Money Metals Exchange is proud to offer all three in a variety of trusted bars and coins. We source our products from the world's foremost Mints and refiners, guaranteeing the products you buy are beautiful, fully certified and easy to trade. The platinum group metals (PGMs) are a family of six structurally and chemically similar elements that are most valued for their wide range of industrial, medical, and electronic applications. These versatile metals play a significant role in many of the products we use every day.   The World Platinum Investment Council believes looks encouraging for platinum group metals based on continued demand growth for platinum. This is predominant in the industrial sector coupled with a consequent rebound in investment. As such, WPIC CEO PAUL WILSON believes that the industry can look forward to a number of promising trends in.