Precious Metals Blog

The MGS Precious Metals Blog

Manhattan Gold & Silver is an industry leader in precious metal pricing and refining with more than 30 years of experience. During our time in the business, we’ve found the topic of precious metals to be a vast and interesting one. Here on our precious metals blog, we write in-depth posts about the science of precious metal refining, historical and modern uses for precious metals, market news, and much more.

What Is Spot Price?

Read on to learn what spot price is, what influences a spot price, elements that can impact the spot price and more.

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What Is The London Fix Price?

The London Fix is important for determining the value of precious metals. Learn what the London Fix Price is and how it works.

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What Was The Nevada Silver Rush, and Why Was It Special?

Read on to learn how the Nevada silver rush began and its impact on the American landscape.

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What Is An Alloy?

Alloys are a necessity for many products and industrial applications. We’ll explain what alloys are and how they’re used.

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What Metals Cannot Be Detected By A Metal Detector?

Read on to learn what metal detectors are, how they work, and metals that they will not be able to detect.

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What Is Fool’s Gold?

Many prospectors have had their dreams of riches cut short by fool’s gold. Learn what fool’s gold is and how to tell if you have some on your hands.

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