Palladium was discovered by Willam Hyde Wollaston in 1803. He named it after asteroid "Pallas", which was discovered two year earlier. In 2010, palladium got to general knowledge of world society. Palladium and its alloys appear in river sediments mostly in Russian mountains of Ural, Australia, Ethiopia, North and South America.

Currently, palladium is mostly obtained from nickel and copper ore. In 2011 was mined in Russia cca. 41% (85,000 kg), in South Africa cca. 37,5% (78,000 kg) of total world's amount. Total amount of platinum group of metals (platinum, palladium, iridium, rhodium, osmium and rhutenium) is currently 66 milion of kilograms. 95% (63 million of kilograms) of total amount of these metals lies in South Africa.

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