Platinum leaf

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A thin, silvery white sheet of Platinum. Platinum is malleable and forms thin metal sheets that are resistant to tarnishing. Platinum leaves were used for decoration on sculpture and pottery to simulate silver.

Synonyms and Related Terms

feuille de platine (Fr.); Blattplatin (Deut.); hoja de platino (Esp.); blad platina (Ned.); folha de platina (Port.)