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This Article discusses the chemical composition, fabrication characteristics, applications, mechanical properties, mass characteristics, thermal properties, electrical properties, optical properties, and chemical properties of precious metals, namely, silver, gold, platinum, and palladium and their corresponding alloys.

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Properties of Precious Metals, Properties and Selection: Nonferrous Alloys and Special-Purpose Materials, Vol 2, ASM Handbook, By ASM Handbook Committee, ASM International, 1990, p 699–719,

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