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precious metal

[′presh·əs ′med·əl]
(metallurgy)
A relatively scarce, valuable metal, such as gold, silver, and members of the platinum group.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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