Category Archives: Elements: Platinum Group

Ruthenium, rhodium, palladium, osmium, iridium, platinum. Used in jewelry, coins, catalysts, corrosion resistant, alloys

Rare: The High-Stakes Race to Satisfy Our Need for the Scarcest Metals on Earth by Keith Veronese

Preface.  Capitalism believes there’s a solution for everything due to Man’s Inventive Brain, but when it comes to getting metals out of the earth, there are some very serious limitations.  In parts per billion, there’s only 4 of platinum, 20 … Continue reading

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Peak element and mineral production

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