|Melting Point ( °C )||1772.0|
|Boiling Point ( °C )||3827.0|
|Earth crust (%)||0.003|
|Electron configuration||[Xe] 4f14 5d9 6s1|
|Ionization energy (eV)||205.3|
Platinum is one the rarest metals on earth. It is a grayish white and is used in jewelry. It has six naturally occurring isotopes. Platinum is a highly valued and is very precious.
Platinum was discovered by Antonio de Ulloa in 1735.
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