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2014-01-21 23:25:39

With Valentine’s Day around the corner, and a growing need for laser inscription services in jewelry customization, PhotoScribe has positioned itself as the Diamond District’s principal laser inscription shop. New York, NY (PRWEB) January 21, 2014 With over two decades experience marking for the jewelry trade, PhotoScribe is the leader in laser inscription technology development. Professional and known for excellent customer service, the company marks for manufacturers, as well as...

2014-01-13 00:21:59

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hollywood's biggest movie and television stars celebrated their achievements wearing platinum jewelry at the 71st Annual Golden Globe Awards and related parties this evening. From the large diamond stud earrings as seen on Reese Witherspoon, to Jennifer Lawrence's black and white diamond bracelets, leading actresses chose to showcase their jewels in naturally white platinum settings that truly enhance the brilliance of diamonds and colored...

2014-01-06 12:22:56

LONDON, Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:Production and Investment Forecasts of the Platinum Mining Industry in Southern AfricaIncreasing World Vehicle Fleet will Stimulate Platinum Production in Southern AfricaThis research service provides a detailed and up-to-date market intelligence on production and investment trends in the platinum mining industry in Southern Africa. Southern Africa hosts over 87% of the world's platinum...

2014-01-03 15:53:39

Duke Engineers Use Brute Force Computing to Find New Materials In the search for cheaper materials that mimic their purer, more expensive counterparts, researchers are abandoning hunches and intuition for theoretical models and pure computing power. In a new study, researchers from Duke University’s Pratt School of Engineering used computational methods to identify dozens of platinum-group alloys that were previously unknown to science but could prove beneficial in a wide range of...

2013-12-23 23:00:09

Platinum Soursop is the newly formulated natural supplement created with the aim to improve overall health. The product is now launched for online purchase at http://slimmingbeauties.com/platinum-soursop-reviews/ (PRWEB) December 23, 2013 The latest addition in the Health Industry, Platinum Soursop is the 100% pure formulation of Brazilian Graviola extract which has long been used for its healing properties. The extract recently gained the attention of the National Health Sciences...

2013-11-29 14:39:30

University of Toronto researchers have developed a series of techniques to create a variety of very active iron-based catalysts necessary to produce the alcohols and amines used in the drug and perfume industry. The new synthetic methods promise to be safer and more economical and environmentally friendly than traditional industrial processes. The research takes advantage of Earth's extensive supply of iron – the fifth most abundant naturally occurring metal – substituting it in place...

2013-11-25 20:20:02

The new cyanogen compound decomposition technology is able to detoxify waste liquid and recover trace amounts of precious metals at low cost - waste liquid generated in the plating process for semiconductors, etc. can be utilized as an urban mineTokyo, Nov 26, 2013 - (ACN Newswire) - Tanaka Holdings Co., Ltd. (a company of Tanaka Precious Metals) today announced that the Shonan Plant (Hiratsuka-shi, Kanagawa) of Tanaka Kikinzoku Kogyo K.K. has successfully established...


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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  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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