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.

Deep sea precious metal mining operations being conducted

Deep Sea Mining for Precious Metals: The Next Frontier?

Deep sea precious metal mining refers to the process of extracting valuable metals such as gold, silver, copper, zinc, and others from the ocean floor. This type of mining involves drilling into the seabed using specialized equipment to extract the metals, which are often found in polymetallic nodules or sulfide deposits. What are Polymetallic Nodules? […]

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How Silver is Being Used in Solar Applications

Learn about how silver is used in solar technology, from conductive grid lines to reflective coatings. Discover its crucial role in generating sustainable energy.

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Unique and Overlooked Places Where Gold Can be Found

Learn about some of the more obscure locations around the world where gold can be found on the surface or mined.

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DIY Tips to Keep Diamonds Sparkling

Learn about some of the easiest and effective do-it-yourself methods to keep your diamonds and diamond jewelry in their best possible shape.

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5 Largest Gold Mines in the World

Learn about the five largest gold mines around the world based on production volume, along with several fun facts about their locations.

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Is it Really Gold? How to Tell if Gold is Real

Learn about some of the easiest DIY methods for testing whether gold is real, fake, or plated with our brief guide.

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