Precious Metals Blog

Category: Precious Metal Refining

How Precious Metals Are Measured

There are a variety of ways precious metals are measured. Read on to learn more about avoirdupois ounces, troy ounces, pennyweight, grains, and caratage.

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Where is Platinum Mined Around the World?

Learn where platinum is mined around the world and which specific countries are major sources of this valuable precious metal.

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What Is Rhodium Used For?

Rhodium is the rarest of the platinum group metals and always in high demand. Learn why as we answer the question, “What is rhodium used for?”

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A Quick Look at Manufacturing and Industrial Uses for Platinum

There are many manufacturing and industrial uses for platinum that drive demand, and with it, the payout you can receive for selling platinum scrap.

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What’s the Difference Between a Refinery and a Mint?

Are you curious about the difference between a refinery and a mint? Learn more here about what distinguishes these enterprises from each other.

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Platinum in Hydrogen Fuel Cells: How This Metal Makes Hydrogen-Powered Vehicles Possible

Learn why there’s platinum in hydrogen fuel cells, and why hydrogen-powered vehicles are an environmentally friendly alternative for the future.

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