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  • Article - 5 May 2003
    Atomic, electrical, mechanical, physical and thermal properties of gold are provided. Some chemical properties are also provided, while some applications are mentioned.
  • Article - 19 Mar 2003
    A concise report on the state of play of the gold market relating to industrial applications. Current and future devlopments for the elcteronics biomaterials/dental, pharamaceuticals and catalyst...
  • Article - 11 Feb 2003
    Osmium is a member of the platinum group of metals. Its abundance, occurence, extraction and applications are outlined. Mechanical, physical, electrical, thermal and atomic properties are also...
  • Article - 5 Feb 2003
    Ruthenium is a member of the platinum group of metals. It has limited uses in the pure state but is often alloyed with precious metals and titanium. Properties such as chemical resistance, electrical,...
  • Article - 13 Dec 2002
    Researchers have found a way to date gold deposits using a process called Negative Thermal Ionization Mass Spectrometry (NTIMS). It is based on using the rhenium-187 isotope and tracking its decay...
  • Article - 16 Oct 2002
    Spectro have introduced the Spectromax, a benchtop metals analyser suited to routine testing in foundries. The simple to use system uses state-of-the-art technology to capture spectral information for...
  • Article - 15 Oct 2002
    Iridium competes for the title of the densest material known to man. It is hard and brittle and is also one of the most corrosion resistant metals known. Its occurrence, properties and applications...
  • Article - 3 Apr 2002
    Platinum (Pt), a very rare substance, is very less abundant than gold. It exists in very few commercially viable deposits on earth.
  • Article - 3 Apr 2002
    While platinum is best known as a precious metal and use in jewellery and as an investment, it has several other key uses. Some of these include catalysts for automotive and chemical applications,...
  • Article - 28 Mar 2002
    In 1803, Wollaston discovered the palladium metal. It occurs along with other metals belonging to the platinum group in Placer deposits in Australia, Russia, Ethiopia, North America, and South...