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What elements, by themselves, are considered precious metals/ gems?

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E.g., Bismuth, Gold, Palladium, Silver, etc.? Can I have a a list of all non-man-made periodic elements that are considered to be precious?
asked Oct 14, 2016 by Lookn4ChemFormofGems (160 points)

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Gold, silver, and platinum are the main three. Others such as palladium, osmium, etc.do occur naturally but are too rare to be considered on a practical level.
answered Jan 5 by hershel (46,460 points)

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