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.


Are Your Old Solar Panels Worth Anything?

If you have any old solar panels, you might be asking: Are my old solar panels worth anything? We’ll break down whether it is worth recycling them.

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How To Find Palladium Scrap

Palladium is an incredibly valuable precious metal. We’ll show you how to find palladium scrap to recycle.

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cadmium silver

The Benefits of Recycling Silver-Cadmium Contacts

Silver cadmium is a valuable form of silver scrap. We’ll explain what silver cadmium contacts are, where they can be sourced, and their potential payout.

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How To Tell If You Have White Gold

Identifying precious metals can be tough, especially white gold. We’ll show you a couple ways to tell if you have white gold.

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4 Places To Find Platinum Scrap

You may be interested in learning how to find and recycle any spare platinum. We’ll show you 4 places that can prove useful for finding platinum scrap.

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A Map of the Gold Market During COVID-19

Movement restrictions caused by COVID-19 changed the international gold market. Here’s a look at the new map.

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