• clarification needed
  • clarification needed] Palladium films with defects produced by alpha particle bombardment at low temperature exhibit superconductivity having Tc=3.2 K. Naturally occurring palladium is composed of seven isotopes, six of which are stable. (wikipedia.org)
  • crude
  • He used crude platinum ore presumably obtained from South America. (wikipedia.org)
  • This product tracks S&P GSCI Crude Oil Enhanced Total Return Index providing a significantly higher level of correlation to the price performance of spot WTI crude oil. (wikipedia.org)
  • silver
  • Palladium is a soft silver-white metal that resembles platinum. (wikipedia.org)
  • They regarded platinum as an unwanted impurity in the silver they were mining. (wikipedia.org)
  • The then-cheap platinum was used for various kinds of frauds, such as substituting it for the more expensive silver. (wikipedia.org)
  • The first coin was sent to the prominent German scientist Alexander von Humboldt, who was previously asked to evaluate the use of platinum as a currency and confirm its price relative to silver. (wikipedia.org)
  • South America
  • The decree of 24 April 1828 noted that "among the treasures of the Ural Mountains also occurs platinum, which priorly was located almost exclusively in South America. (wikipedia.org)
  • Coin
  • Since 1997, the hundred-dollar American Platinum Eagle became the most notable platinum coin among the collectors, named for the bald eagle depicted on the coin. (wikipedia.org)
  • considerable
  • There are considerable price shifts near the edges of the size bands, so a 0.49 carats (98 mg) stone may list at $5,500 per carat = $2,695, while a 0.50 carats (100 mg) stone of similar quality lists at $7,500 per carat = $3,750. (wikipedia.org)
  • include
  • Other ways of investing in platinum include spread betting or contracts for difference on the price of the metal, owning shares in mining companies with substantial platinum assets or exposure, owning traded options in platinum (only available in the US market). (wikipedia.org)
  • Commodity markets can include physical trading and derivatives trading using spot prices, forwards, futures, and options on futures. (wikipedia.org)
  • produces
  • Russia's mining company Norilsk Nickel produces another 44% of palladium, with US and Canada-based mines producing most of the rest. (wikipedia.org)
  • troy
  • The industry refers to price guides such as the Rapaport Diamond Report, the Troy Diamond Report, PriceScope, Ajediam Antwerp Diamonds Monthly and The Gem Guide, which are published weekly, monthly or quarterly. (wikipedia.org)
  • react
  • Palladium is a key component of fuel cells, which react hydrogen with oxygen to produce electricity, heat, and water. (wikipedia.org)
  • Comex
  • And if you keep the unit price field blank, the latest live spot price on the COMEX exchange will be loaded automatically when you click to calculate the result. (etoolsage.com)
  • The only real difference was that the low price tick of the day [$21.55 spot] came about fifteen minutes after the Comex open in New York yesterday morning. (thestreet.com)
  • metal
  • Given that, 'asset-backed PGM ETFs would serve the same purpose with investors who would otherwise not have invested in the physical metal [able to] own platinum and palladium as part of their portfolios,' he said. (marketwatch.com)
  • In 1973, metal dealers established "London Platinum and Palladium Quotation"-a forerunner of the fixings. (wikipedia.org)
  • The bid price is one at which members of LPPM guarantee that they will buy good delivery metal. (wikipedia.org)
  • The bid prices, in turn, affect the offer prices that customers are asked to pay for metal. (wikipedia.org)
  • Sperrylite (platinum arsenide, PtAs2) ore is a major source of this metal. (wikipedia.org)
  • Unlike physical platinum, the customer does not own the actual metal but rather has a claim against the bank for a certain quantity of metal. (wikipedia.org)
  • On October 21, 2008, the Lac des Iles mine was placed on "care and maintenance" due to declining metal prices. (wikipedia.org)