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This month in history: February 1878 Western mining interests and farmers strongly supported the Bland-Allison Act, providing a return to the minting of silver coins.

#1 Rhodium Type of Metal: Rhodium is finite and the rarest of precious metals and as such, has earned a reputation as “The Fifth Element”. Rhodium is a key component in the car industry, but some of rhodium’s other principal … Continue reading

#2 Platinum Type of Metal: Platinum is a soft, ductile metal that is can thwart off corrosion. Platinum is used principally as catalysts for the control of automobile emissions, in pharmaceutical lab equipment, as well as high-end jewelry. Platinum has been … Continue reading