"All the gold ever produced would fill three Olympic-sized swimming pools however all of the platinum ever made would barely cover your ankles in one pool."
"Compared to yearly platinum production in the United States, steel is poured twice as much in just one day."
"95% pure platinum is one of the purest precious metals."
"Platinum was deemed a strategic metal during WWII. It was banned in the U.S. for non-military use."
"The least reactive metal? You guessed it; platinum."
"Being non-toxic, platinum-containing drugs are used by 50% of cancer therapy patients."
"A line of platinum over a mile long can be created using just one gram of the metal."
"The melting point of platinum is 3,215 °F while it begins to boil at 6,917 °F."
"The Earth’s moon contains a higher percentage of platinum than can be found on anywhere on the planet."
"Platinum is so ductile that it can be manipulated into a sheet the size of 100 atoms."
"In 1828, Russia was the first to use platinum to make currency."
"Platinum is one of the densest elements at 21.45 grams per cubic centimeter."
"The Merensky Reef in the Bushveld Complex, South Africa contains the world’s largest platinum deposit."
"Nearly half of the platinum that is mined is used in catalytic converters in order to reduce toxic gases coming from your automobile."
"Platinum is contained in the nearly 600,000 heart pacemakers implanted each year."
"No Platinum Group Metals will tarnish."
"Although London is the trading mecca of Platinum, physical delivery of the metal usually happens in Zurich."
"Platinum typically isn’t found in large amounts, and is often a by-product from mining other metals. "
"One six-inch cube of platinum weighs as much as the average human being."