November 1, 2013

Russia, 1863

Where 31 Pouds was 16,326 Ozt ore, 1 kg = 192.36 руб/Fr. 769.44

1863: 1 Troy Oz platina (SPb: 78.4% Ore) ~ 5.9831 руб Kr. (Fr. 23.932)
1863: 1 Troy Oz Pt (SPb: Ore .999) ~ 7.2965 руб Kr. (Fr. 29.186)


Citation: Chemisches Zentralblatt, Vol. 38 (1867) p.367

 

1862 Platina Yield: 142.025 Poud = 5,681 Funt = 74,796.72 Ozt. = 2,326.44 Kgs. 

1863 Platina Yield: 30.05 Poud = 1,202 Funt = 15,825.7 Ozt. = 492.2 Kgs.
1863 Platina Export: 12.274 Poud = 490.96 Funt = 6,464 Ozt. = 201.053 Kgs.

1864 Platina Yield: 24.225 Poud = 969. Funt = 12,758. Ozt. = 396.82 Kgs.

Citation: A Treatise on Chemistry: Metals; Henry Enfield Roscoe, Carl Schorlemmer (1879)

 

Presumably, the tariffed platina price (Russian ingot, Colombian ore) ; actual spot-prices must have been lower. Russia exported 134.37 Kgs

1863: 1 Troy Oz. Platinum (SPb: Ingot, whols.) < £ 1.10 ($5.40; USD 7.22 )
1863: 1 Troy Oz. platina (whols., Colombian ore) < £ 1.10 ($ 5.40)


Citation : Ures̓ dictionary of arts, manufactures and mines, Vol. 3 (1867) p.443



Russia officially exported 163.8 Kgs to the UK and 37.26 Kgs to France.

Platina export:


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