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Gold Prospecting With A Metal Detector – Tip #1 — BC Gold Adventures Gold Prospecting With A Metal Detector – Tip #1 — BC Gold Adventures

Prospecting Tip #1 Hillsides are the best areas for gold prospecting using a metal... 

The 3 Best Silver Mining Stocks to Buy in 2019 — Price of Silver Oz The 3 Best Silver Mining Stocks to Buy in 2019 — Price of Silver Oz

  But Pan American could be an interesting option for silver investors willing... 

Ruthenium: Most Versatile Of The Platinum Group Metals Ruthenium: Most Versatile Of The Platinum Group Metals

Arranged by name alphabetically, ruthenium is the last of six metallic elements in... 

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Gold Prospecting With A Metal Detector – Tip #1 — BC Gold Adventures Gold Prospecting With A Metal Detector – Tip #1 — BC Gold Adventures

Prospecting Tip #1 Hillsides are the best areas for gold prospecting using a metal... 

The 3 Best Silver Mining Stocks to Buy in 2019 — Price of Silver Oz The 3 Best Silver Mining Stocks to Buy in 2019 — Price of Silver Oz

  But Pan American could be an interesting option for silver investors willing... 

Largest Gold Nuggets Discovered: Welcome Stranger And Hand Of Faith Largest Gold Nuggets Discovered: Welcome Stranger And Hand Of Faith

Gold nuggets are naturally occurring large masses of native gold found in alluvial... 

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Gold Prospecting With A Metal Detector – Tip #1 — BC Gold Adventures Gold Prospecting With A Metal Detector – Tip #1 — BC Gold Adventures

Prospecting Tip #1 Hillsides are the best areas for gold prospecting using a metal detector, because hillsides cannot be cleaned out by panning and dredging the way streams can. Also, gold on hillsides, not far from its source vein, tends to be larger, and hence more readily detected, than alluvial (placer) gold which tends to […] via Gold Prospecting... [Read more of this article]

Three Methods Of Assay For Raw Precious Metals Three Methods Of Assay For Raw Precious Metals

Items of jewelry or art made of precious metals are hallmarked based on specific requirements either of the country of import or the place of manufacture. Such items, particularly those made of silver, gold, or platinum, are struck with an official mark (or series of marks), which guarantees fineness or purity of the metal used. To determine the precious... [Read more of this article]

The Six Precious Metals Of The Platinum Group The Six Precious Metals Of The Platinum Group

In the periodic table of elements, six metallic elements are bunched together in the d-block, specifically in groups 8 to 9, periods 5 and 6. All transition metals, these six elements are collectively referred to as the “platinum group metals”. These precious metals tend to occur with one another in mineral deposits. Likewise, they are alike... [Read more of this article]

The Four Platinum Bullion Coins: A Brief Description Of Each The Four Platinum Bullion Coins: A Brief Description Of Each

Bullion coins are coins made from precious metals. Their market values are determined by their inherent precious metal contents. As such bullion coins are mainly kept as investments or stores of value. Most of the bullion coins available are made from silver or gold. A few also come in platinum though, including the American Platinum Eagle, the Canadian... [Read more of this article]

The Eight Precious Metals Considered Noble Metals The Eight Precious Metals Considered Noble Metals

Most metallic chemical elements are known to easily oxidize and corrode, especially at high temperatures. Metals that have excellent resistance to oxidation and corrosion, even at high temperatures, are called noble metals. While there is no strict definition for this group of metals, it usually includes those that are extremely rare. Thus, metals that... [Read more of this article]

Safety Issues Concerning Precious Metals Safety Issues Concerning Precious Metals

The metallic chemical elements collectively known as precious metals are called as such because of their extreme rarity and high economic value. Precious metals occur naturally or are by-products of the processing of other less rare metals. In order of increasing mass abundance (parts per billion), the precious metals are rhenium, rhodium, iridium,... [Read more of this article]

Precious Metals Discoverers And Name Etymologies Precious Metals Discoverers And Name Etymologies

The group of precious metals consists of two coinage metals, six platinum group metals, and one metal considered the last naturally occurring stable element to be discovered. Except for gold and silver (the two coinage metals), the rest of the precious metals have recorded discoveries. In the following list, the names of the discoverers and name etymologies... [Read more of this article]

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