Wednesday, November 4, 2009


Pt is the element name for Platinum with an atomic number of 78. The name platinum derived from Spanish. It looks like gray white color. Platinum is considered more costly than gold. It’s a transition metal. A pure platinum looks like silvery white color. Platinum is a rare metal which found under earth crust with 0.003ppb. Platinum and silver looks like same. Platinum occurs in alluvial sands which found in river side. In 1557 platinum was founded by Europeans. Now in the modern days platinum is considered as symbol of prestige. Gold is rated as 3rd position, Platinum is rated as 2nd position and Diamond is rates as 1st position. Figure represents the bullion coin”. There are many types they are Australian Platinum Koala, American platinum Eagle and the Canadian Platinum Maple Leaf.

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