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    Platinum

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    Platinum Platinum, symbol Pt, is a relatively rare, metallic element that is more expensive than gold. The atomic number of platinum is 78. Platinum is one of the transition elements in group 10 of the periodic table. Platinum is the most important of the group of elements called platinum metals. Also included in this group are the metals ruthenium, rhodium, palladium, osmium, and iridium. Platinum metals were probably used in alloyed forms in ancient Greece and Rome and were first mentioned

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    Outlook for the Price of Platinum Introduction The aim of this report is to forecast the future price of platinum using both macroeconomic and mircoeconomic principles. The factors influencing supply and demand of platinum will be looked at, and a regression analysis forecast done. Factors Affecting Supply As shown in graph 1, South Africa is the largest producer of Platinum (79%) followed by Russia (12%) and North America (5%). Supply from regions outside of South Africa has remained

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    Platinum as an Invaluable Earth Resource The advent of the Industrial Revolution sparked worldwide large-scale use of minerals in the mid 18th and early 19th centuries, as well as continued growth during the next several hundred years. Over a period of 150 years from 1750-1900, global mineral use saw an increase of roughly 1000 percent while the world population merely doubled. Since 1900, mineral production has increased roughly 1300 percent (Young 6), and the world has become completely dependent

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    Platinum

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    seventy-eight on the periodic table is the element platinum or Pt and derived from the Spanish name “little silver” yet used for some of the biggest things in the world. Platinum is found in thin layers of metal ores called sulfide. Platinum is also used in, research, and medicine. With the atomic number of seventy-eight and mass of only 195.084 grams, platinum doesn’t seem so important for today’s society when in reality, it’s used by everyone every day. Platinum is used as a catalyst in cars and a catalyst

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    YELLOW GOLD, WHITE GOLD, AND PLATINUM. Despite leaving its original shiny yellow color, white gold still declared real gold because it is made of gold. What makes the color so white is a mixture of Silver and Palladium, while yellow gold remains yellow due to a mixture of Copper and Zinc. Speaking of jewelry, we can find one more type of base material made of Platinum or Platinum, physically almost the same when compared with white gold. But about the price, platinum is more expensive and multiply

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    Catalytic Converters

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    automobile's exhaust and oxygen in the converter. To see just how this happens let's look inside of a catalytic converter. A catalytic converter is made up mainly of a mufflerlike chamber which contains porous, heat-resistant materials coated with either platinum or palladium. These materials are known as catalysts. A catalyst is an element which although causing a reaction to occur, does not change at all during the reaction. This is the idea behind a catalytic converter. The carbon monoxide gas and hydrocarbons

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    On their Gold and Platinum album Lynyrd Skynyrd produced a song titled Free bird. It is a very popular song that turned out to be a big hit all over the country. It was written by band members Allen Collins and Ronnie VanZant. I think that this is a very good song with good lyrics that display a lot of meaning. Lynyrd Skynyrd is a southern rock band that has been very popular throughout the late nineteen hundreds. They have produced many songs on many different albums. Songs that come to my mind

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    Mariah Carey

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    certified triple-platinum or better (in Mariah's case, her entire album catalog has achieved RIAA multi-platinum status). Mariah's 1990 eponymous debut album launched an unparalleled unbroken string of successes. Mariah Carey has sold more than 12 million albums worldwide, was certified 8x RIAA-platinum, and yielded a record-setting four consecutive #1 singles: "Vision of Love," "Love Takes Time," "Someday," and "I Don't Wanna Cry." The title track of 1992's quadruple-platinum Emotions generated

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    will discuss the technology and what it offers to the user, as well as, compare three high quality system packages from three of industries leading manufacturers. The systems discussed here are the Gateway 2000 P55C-200 FPC, the Packard Bell NEC Platinum 2240, and the Compaq Presario 4784; all of which contain the new Intel Pentium 200 MHz-MMX processor. MMX technology is more than an industry buzz word and is currently available in some well rounded, mid-priced system packages that are obtainable

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    Money Past and Present.

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    thereof. In the remotest periods, before gold or silver were generally in use, it took the form of animals, oxen, sheep, lambs, shells, etc. Thus we find used cattle in Germany, leather in Rome, sugar in the West Indies, shells in Siam, lead in Burmah, platinum in Russia, tin in Great Britain, iron and nails in Scotland, brass in China, and finally copper, silver and gold the world over. If we look up the sacred writings in quest of the earliest use of money quoted therein, we will find that the Bible

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