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2014-07-31 16:22:24

VANCOUVER, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Coronado Resources Ltd.

2014-07-29 12:29:32

Popular Drink Mix Presents Posters to Interact with Fans Thirsty for Lambert's Music via Groundbreaking Technology Never Seen Before in the U.S. NORTHFIELD, Ill., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/

2014-07-23 20:22:15

Seeks Information Relating to Possible Mismanagement, Breaches of Fiduciary Duty and Wrongdoing by Officers and Directors NEW YORK, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- An affiliate of

2014-07-10 12:23:34

Joins Select List to Purchase Gold and Platinum Bullion Coins Directly from U.S.

2014-06-26 08:34:17

With the addition of a new suite of metals, Shapeways now offers jewelers and their customers the most options for 3D printing jewelry NEW YORK, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

2014-06-26 08:33:53

LONDON, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Introducing an avant-garde form of luxury! Following a six-year development period, Pure and Solid Ltd have finally succeeded in producing

2014-06-02 12:27:13

Brand Teams Up with Country's Reigning Female Vocalist of the Year to Sponsor 30-City Concert Tour Across America this Summer NORTHFIELD, Ill., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Crystal

2014-05-30 12:26:14

Urges Echo Stockholders to End the Era of Underperformance and Vote the GOLD Proxy Card NEW YORK, May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Platinum Management (NY) LLC and certain affiliates,

2014-04-30 23:24:22

Advanced Chemical announces the appointment of Steve Smith as East Coast Account Executive.

2014-04-17 08:26:06

Recruitment expert Dino Hernandez will lead Platinum's national staffing campaign TREVOSE, Pa., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Platinum Advertising is excited to announce recent addition


Latest Platinum Reference Libraries

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2013-03-16 00:00:00

Antonio de Ulloa was born on January 12, 1716 in Seville. Ulloa enlisted with the Spanish Navy in 1733. In 1735, he was sent to Ecuador as a member of the French Geodesic Mission. The mission, led by Pierre Bouguer, was organized by the French Academy of Sciences to measure a degree of the meridian at the equator. He stayed in Ecuador for 9 years until 1744, during this stint; he discovered platinum with his partner, Jorge Juan. In 1745, he returned to Spain. However, while enroute to...

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2005-05-25 18:52:44

Platinum is a chemical element in the periodic table that has the symbol Pt and atomic number 78. A heavy, malleable, ductile, precious, gray-white transition metal, platinum is resistant to corrosion and occurs in some nickel and copper ores along with some native deposits. Platinum is used in jewelry, laboratory equipment, electrical contacts, dentistry, and anti-pollution devices in automobiles. Notable characteristics The metal is a beautiful silvery-white when pure, and malleable...

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  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.
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