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An exceedingly few rays of the sun, concentrated by a burning mirror, will convert gold and platina into vapor.Gospel Philosophy|J. H. Ward
Nitrous acid dissolves all metallic substances except gold and platina, and in the solution nitrous air is produced.
Neither this acid nor the nitrous will dissolve gold or platina; but a mixture of them, called aqua regia, will do it.
Pure platina is the heaviest body in nature, its specific gravity exceeding twenty-two.
Also most of the metals precipitate platina, but not in its metallic state.