platinoid


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platinoid

[′plat·ən‚ȯid]
(metallurgy)
Resembling or related to platinum.
A copper-nickel-zinc alloy used for electrical resistance wire.
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They are however, potential starting points for an exploration programme, not only for diamonds, but also for metalliferous deposits of mafic igneous affiliation, including nickel-copper and platinoid ores.
In South Karelia the recently discovered Onega uranium province contains complex uranium, vanadium, platinoid, gold and silver deposits.