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2013-09-07 23:01:58

The largest online retailer of Gold and Silver for Bitcoin is continuing to revolutionize the bullion trade for the 21st century. Agora Commodities was one of the first major bullion dealers to begin excepting Bitcoin for bullion and now, it is the first to buy bullion with bitcoin. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 07, 2013 Bitcoin is gradually becoming a very known and talked about phenomenon. With this new digital currency becoming more popular than ever, there is an onslaught of new...

2013-08-21 14:30:38

Powerful x-rays can now be used to rapidly and accurately detect gold in ore samples, thanks to a new technique developed by CSIRO – a move that could save Australia’s minerals industry hundreds of millions of dollars each year. Working with Canadian company Mevex, CSIRO has conducted a pilot study that shows that gamma-activation analysis (GAA) offers a much faster, more accurate way to detect gold than traditional chemical analysis methods. This will mean mining companies can...

2013-07-22 10:59:00

Green cars Climate friendly fuel cells for hydrogen cars have come one step closer. Researchers at the Department of Chemistry, University of Copenhagen, have shown how to build fuel cells that produce as much electricity as current models, but require markedly less of the rare and valuable precious metal platinum. Their discovery was published in the highly reputable periodical Nature Materials. Cheaper hydrogen cars with new fuel cell design Fuel cells ought to replace internal...

2013-07-16 23:01:04

Agora Commodities is the first nationally recognized gold, silver, platinum, and palladium dealer to accept bitcoin for payment of precious metals while simultaneously offering the lowest prices in the industry for many of the most popular low premium bullion items. Cheyenne, WY (PRWEB) July 16, 2013 With the recent influx of popularity regarding Bitcoin a few bullion dealers have begun to accept the new digital currency as payment for precious metals. Many of the dealers however have...

2013-07-13 23:00:31

The revelations by Edward Snowden about the illegal wiretapping being carried out by the U.S government have made it clear that privacy is a commodity that should be offered by every company. Agora Commodities is the first gold, silver, platinum, and palladium dealer accepting Bitcoin for bullion and also protecting customer privacy with encrypted email. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 13, 2013 With all the news recently about the NSA's unconstitutional spying of American citizens it is...


Latest Precious metals Reference Libraries

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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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2005-05-25 17:25:52

Silver is a chemical element in the periodic table that has the symbol Ag (from the traditional abbreviation from the Latin Argentum) and atomic number 47. A soft white lustrous transition metal, silver has the highest electrical and thermal conductivity of any metal and occurs in minerals and in free form. This metal is used in coins, jewelry, tableware, and photography. Notable characteristics Silver is a very ductile and malleable (slightly harder than gold) univalent coinage metal...

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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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