Precious metal has something to do with metals valued for their color, malleability, and rarity. Gold, silver and platinum are the only three (3) precious metals.

-see also:
"Precious metal" is in the CPC Code "1424"
  Precious metal ores and concentrates

"Precious metal" is in the UNSPSC Code "30101517"
  Precious metal angles

"Precious metal" is in the HS Code "2616.90"
  - - Other
   Precious metal ores & concs. (excl. silver ores & concs.)
Ref: 120976/2006-10-08

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