What is denser than a diamond and is extremely ductile? PLATINUM. Once tossed away to be believed un-ripened silver that noble metal has become a popular choice in jewelry design. Learn about its discovery and its out of this world origins.

00:00:00 Dubba-dub-dub-dub

00:14:00 The game plan with the podcast

03:50:00 Garden Woes

05:54:00 So Platinum. . . how did it get its name?

06:13:00 Platinum’s discovery

08:22:00 Platinum group of metals

10:05:00 Studying the properties of platinum

13:36:00 First reference of platinum

15:12:00 The heaviness of platinum

15:47:00 Platinum is very ductile

16:19:00 Malleability

16:36:00 Durability

18:33:00 Melting point

19:43:00 Mining platinum

20:52:00 WWII

22:05:00 How did it get here?

22:43:00 The moon

22:58:00 Platinum in the Earth’s crust

24:19:00 Producing pure platinum

26:06:00 Platinum in jewelry

26:51:00 Other usages for platinum

27:28:00 Platinum vs. Gold $$$

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