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  • geology - Have we only mined 16 tonnes of platinum in the .

    geology - Have we only mined 16 tonnes of platinum in the .

    Now, with the Platinum price per kilo being ~ 50,000, we get 20,000 tons required to have 1 Trillion worth of Platinum. I can very well buy that we haven't mined enough in the history of humankind, even if 16 tons is a gross underestimate - we have non-authoritatively pegged the "ever" # at 9490 tonnes, 2 times less than needed.

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  • How Rare is Platinum | APMEX®

    How Rare is Platinum | APMEX®

    May 14, 2020 · Platinum is the third most heavily-traded commodity in the world, behind gold and silver. Opportunities for platinum are highly dependent on market trends and the demand for the metal from the .

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  • Platinum: Mineral information, data and localities.

    Platinum: Mineral information, data and localities.

    Palladium-Platinum Series. Note that true native platinum in the mineralogical species sense is a rather rare mineral, and most of the specimens so labelled are in fact isoferroplatinum or intimate mixtures of isoferroplatinum and tetraferroplatinum.

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  • Mining in South Africa |ProjectsIQ

    Mining in South Africa |ProjectsIQ

    Mining in South Africa began with chance discovery of a diamond on the banks of the Orange River in 1867. By the 1880s, the mines around Kimberley produced around 95% of the world diamonds. In 1886, on the farm of Langlaagte, the rapidly growing diamond industry was eclipsed by the discovery of gold.

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  • Platinum Mining in South Africa - ProjectsIQ

    Platinum Mining in South Africa - ProjectsIQ

    Platinum mining in South Africa, or mining for Platinum Group Metals (PGM), is widespread on the African continent, and South Africa holds over 80% of the world's reserves. For investors interested in the PGM sector in Africa, South Africa seems to be the logical starting point. It has the lion's share of the continent's platinum mining .

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  • The Effects of Platinum Mining on the Environment from a .

    The Effects of Platinum Mining on the Environment from a .

    The Effects of Platinum Mining on the Environment from a Soil Microbial Perspective Article in Water Air and Soil Pollution 175(1-4):149--161 · September 2006 .

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  • Platinum - Wikipedia

    Platinum - Wikipedia

    Sep 05, 2013 · The history of platinum MINING.com Editor | September 5, 2013 | 8:05 pm Base Metals Precious Metals Gold Platinum Silver Although it's almost as rare as gold, platinum .

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  • 5 Best Platinum Stocks to Buy Right Now | The Motley Fool

    5 Best Platinum Stocks to Buy Right Now | The Motley Fool

    Aug 09, 2017 · Platinum mining stocks. This is usually where most lists about platinum stocks begin (and end). Investors looking specifically for platinum mining .

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  • Facts About Platinum | Live Science

    Facts About Platinum | Live Science

    Facts About Platinum. By Rachel Ross 01 . Society's annual conference have shown associations between platinum mining and adverse environmental . and pandemics in history. 4.

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  • Platinum Mining and Refining | Education

    Platinum Mining and Refining | Education

    Learn all about platinum as a precious metal, and the centuries long processes of mining and refining that have made it so integral to many parts of the world. Enjoy a detailed discussion on the history of platinum mining and refining, including facts, figures, pictures and charts to help explain.

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  • Facts About Platinum | Live Science

    Facts About Platinum | Live Science

    Facts About Platinum. By Rachel Ross 01 . Society's annual conference have shown associations between platinum mining and adverse environmental . and pandemics in history. 4.

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  • Platinum Mining, Platinum Mine, Palladium Mining .

    Platinum Mining, Platinum Mine, Palladium Mining .

    Platinum - Wikipedia

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  • Platinum - Minerals Council South Africa

    Platinum - Minerals Council South Africa

    Later it was referenced in European writings in the early 16th century. Credit for the modern rediscovery of platinum is given to Antonio de Ulloa. HISTORY : Platinum wasn't observed by western scientists until 1735. Platinum, in the form of the mineral sperrylite (PtAs2), is obtained as a byproduct of the nickel mining operation.

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  • Platinum: Mineral information, data and localities.

    Platinum: Mineral information, data and localities.

    Palladium-Platinum Series. Note that true native platinum in the mineralogical species sense is a rather rare mineral, and most of the specimens so labelled are in fact isoferroplatinum or intimate mixtures of isoferroplatinum and tetraferroplatinum.

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  • Brief history of coal mining in South Africa - Mining for .

    Brief history of coal mining in South Africa - Mining for .

    Anglo American Platinum Ltd. is a holding company, which engages in the supply of platinum group metals. It specializes in mined, recycled, and traded metal which include palladium, platinum .

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  • Home - Platinum Asset Management

    Home - Platinum Asset Management

    Founder & Director, Platinum Asset Management. "When you buy a stock, you become part-owner of a living organism. 'Your' company is a team of people with certain leadership, values, energy and personality. You need to understand what makes it tick, rather than focus on numbers alone." Founder & Director, Platinum Asset Management.

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  • Platinum Price Today | Price of Platinum Per Ounce | 24 .

    Platinum Price Today | Price of Platinum Per Ounce | 24 .

    Live 24-hour Platinum Price Spot Chart from New York, London, Hong Kong and Sydney. Platinum Prices Updated Every Minute.

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  • Platinum price - Spot contract, Chart, Historical, Today .

    Platinum price - Spot contract, Chart, Historical, Today .

    Since 2011, the stock level of platinum decreased as mining supplies fell and recycling rates slowed down. After a multi-year decline, the price of platinum began to increase again in 2016. However, in 2015, platinum's daily benchmark in London (LBMA is a center of the world's bullion market) fell below the price of gold per ounce.

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  • The 10 Biggest Platinum Producers - ThoughtCo

    The 10 Biggest Platinum Producers - ThoughtCo

    Nov 20, 2019 · Lonmin, which was initially incorporated as the London and Rhodesian Mining and Land Company Ltd. (Lonrho) in 1909, produces 687,272 ounces of platinum yearly, putting it at No. 3 on the list. The company's primary operation, the Marikana mine, .

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  • Gold to Platinum Ratio Chart

    Gold to Platinum Ratio Chart

    An Engineering Service Provider's View of the Slow Down in Gold Mining Stakeholder Relations and the Pursuit of Social License to Operate Status of the Commodity Cycle – Tom Brady

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  • Why Platinum Is Not An Obvious Long Even Though It Looks .

    Why Platinum Is Not An Obvious Long Even Though It Looks .

    Feb 21, 2019 · The recycling of platinum continues to increase, which means that there will be less need for the mining and extraction of platinum. On the positive side, industrial demand for platinum is .

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  • zimplats – Platinum Mining Company in zimbabwe

    zimplats – Platinum Mining Company in zimbabwe

    +263 242 886 878-85 Mon - Fri 08:00 - 17:00 P O Box 6380, Harare, Zimbabwe

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  • Interesting to Know. Mining and production of platinum .

    Interesting to Know. Mining and production of platinum .

    Aug 01, 2017 · Mining and production of platinum metals . their high practical value and the costly and complicated production process. Platinum, iridium and palladium can be found in the form of nuggets .

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  • Marikana Platinum Mine, Rustenburg, South Africa - Mining .

    Marikana Platinum Mine, Rustenburg, South Africa - Mining .

    Marikana is located near Rustenburg, about 112km from Johannesburg in South Africa. It is a producer of platinum group minerals (PGMs) and covers an area of 33km². The mine was commissioned at the end of 2002 with an initial investment of R630m ( 61m). The mine is jointly owned by Anglo American .

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  • Production - Zimbabwe - PMM

    Production - Zimbabwe - PMM

    A third platinum mine, Anglo American's Unki project, was commissioned in late 2010 and produced around 50,000 oz of platinum in 2011. The mine is designed to extract and process 120,000 tonnes of ore per month, which should yield around 70,000 oz of platinum annually at full capacity.

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  • South Africa - Gold mining | Britannica

    South Africa - Gold mining | Britannica

    Oct 12, 2019 · The 10 Biggest Mining Stocks . It's also the fourth-largest producer of both platinum and rhodium and the 11th biggest copper miner. Nornickel also .

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  • Platinum versus Gold: Both precious metals but which is .

    Platinum versus Gold: Both precious metals but which is .

    Nov 13, 2019 · Over the course of history, there have been times when gold has traded at a premium to platinum and vice versa. Since 1987, platinum has usually traded at a higher price than gold, but on September 12, 2019, gold was trading at 1,503.69 an ounce compared with 960.60 an ounce for platinum.

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  • Platinum Metal: Where Is it Found in the United States .

    Platinum Metal: Where Is it Found in the United States .

    Platinum is a precious metal renowned for its strength and malleability. The mineral is mostly mined in South America and Russia however some smaller mines are located in the United States. The largest deposits of platinum in the United States are located in Montana. The Stillwater Mining Company is the country's only dedicated platinum and .

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  • Live Platinum & Palladium News Headlines from MetalsDaily.com

    Live Platinum & Palladium News Headlines from MetalsDaily.com

    HERAEUS : The Platinum Standard (68 Page Report) 20-05-20 METALS FOCUS / LPPM WEBINAR RECORDING FROM EARLIER TODAY 20-05-20; Covid-19 impact on platinum less than feared — report 20-05-20; METALS FOCUS trims forecast for 2020 palladium supply deficit due to C.. 20-05-20 JOHNSON MATTHEY : Brace for volatility as virus grips platinum, pallad.. 20-05-20 WORLD GOLD .

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  • Platinum | Minerals Education Coalition

    Platinum | Minerals Education Coalition

    Platinum is found in its pure native form or in platiniridium, a natural alloy of platinum and iridium. Platinum is present in thin sulfide layers in certain mafic igneous bodies and is mined in Canada, Russia, South Africa, the USA, Zimbabwe and Australia. Some platinum is obtained as a by-product of copper and nickel processing.

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