CIM Bulletin, 1954


SINCE ancient times, the prec10us metals have played an important role in influencing the course of history. Silver and gold happened to occur, although in small amounts, in those countries where the early civilizaitons developed. Their persistent brightness certainly amazed the primitive people, who also found it easy to shape them into ornaments and implements. Ever since then their properties have made them seem desirable possessions.
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