PALLADIUM: Rarer than platinum – better than gold.


Palladium is a rare and lustrous silvery-white metal discovered in 1803 by William Hyde Wollaston. He named it after the asteroid Pallas (which was discovered in 1802 and named after the goddess Pallas Athena.) Palladium, platinum, rhodium, ruthenium, iridium and osmium form a group of elements referred to as the Platinum Group Metals (PGMs). These […]