World’s 10 most precious metals

Ever wondered why people keep their gold pieces in safes? And why your family silverware is always so well protected? Well, that’s obviously because gold and silver are two precious metals. That you already know… But what about other metals? There are other substances equally precious, even more precious than gold, that you must get to know better. So here’s a list of the top 10 most precious metals in the world. A good handheld XRF can tell you what metal you have within the Most Rare Gold Minerals. 1. Rhodium This extremely rare, valuable and silvery-colored metal is commonly used for its reflective properties. It has a high melting point and an amazing ability to withstand corrosion.  Do you need a geology course to find expensive metals? Largest producers: South Africa, Russia, Canada and other countries. Uses: Commonly used for its reflective properties — in objects like search lights, mirrors and jewelry finish. Also valuable within the automotive industry and in several types of industrial fields. Photo: Alchemist-hp 2. Platinum Platinum has made a name for itself through its malleability, density and non-corrosive properties. This metal is also similar to palladium in its ability to withstand great quantities of hydrogen. Largest producers: South Africa, Russia, Canada and other mineral processing countries. … Continue reading World’s 10 most precious metals