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Why Lithium is in Demand

Most people who own a computer, tablet or smartphone will have heard of lithium, and why not as most of these devices use lithium ion batteries. Those in the medical field are also familiar with lithi…

What is a Tantalum?

Ask people to name metals and they’ll mention iron, platinum and titanium, but few will mention tantalum. No surprise because it’s not widely known and rarely talked about. While it is a rare metal, i…

The Many Uses of Iridium

Not a lot of people are familiar with iridium, but it’s one of the most widely used metals today. This chemical element is more corrosion resistant than any other metal, and it also happens to be one …

Why Platinum is Highly Valued

If you trade commodities, one of the things you’ll notice is that platinum is highly valued. Today gold is more expensive, but based on historical data platinum is usually more expensive. There are ma…

Copper: Common but Highly in Demand

Copper is one of the earliest metals used by man. Copper is quite soft and malleable which makes it very easy for early men to shape and mold it as rings, earrings, broaches and other jewelry. The ear…

Is Gold Still Valuable?

Wealth, prosperity, power, luxury, splendor, excellence, and even immortality. These are words that usually comes to mind when one hears the word “gold”. In ancient times no other metal has captured m…

Does Uranium Have a Bright Future?

When we say the word “Uranium” what’s the first thing that comes to mind? The first thing that comes to mind would be nuclear power, right? We’ve all been exposed to the cliché of Uranium being used a…

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