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This article discusses the compositions, properties, and uses of silver, gold, and platinum group metals, including platinum, rhodium, iridium, ruthenium, and osmium. It describes the role of various alloying elements and explains how they affect physical, mechanical, and electrical properties as well as corrosion resistance.

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Noble Metal Alloys, Alloying: Understanding the Basics, Edited By J.R. Davis, ASM International, 2001, p 550–569,

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