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- Gold -
Precious Metal Assayers pay 96% of the fine gold contained (based on the current market price, on the day your order is finalized). Turn around time is usually 3 - 5 business days. Learn about our gold refining process.
- Gold Filled -
Precious Metal Assayers pay 90% of the fine gold contained (based on the current market price, on the day your order is finalized). Turn around time is usually 3 - 12 business days.
No Additional Charges or Fees
- Silver -
Precious Metal Assayers pay 90% of fine silver contained (0.925), 92%
of the fine hallmarked .999 fine silver contained (examples are 0.999 bars and rounds), 85% of the fine silver contained in silver electrical contacts**, 90% of the fine silver contained in photographic flake and 90% of the fine coin silver (minted prior to 1965), based on the current market price on the day your order is finalized*. Turn around time is 3 - 12 business days. All other industrial silver groups that is less than 80% fine silver contained we pay 85%. Learn about our silver refining process.
We pay 80% of the fine rhodium and 85% of the fine Palladium contained (based on the current market price determined on the date of completion of order) Turn around time is 3 - 12 business days.
No Additional Charges or Fees
* Due to the current higher precious metal prices our turnaround time could take longer than normal.
$1.20 per incoming ounce or $450.00 minimum charge to remove cadmium. Also minimum amount to ship is 15 pounds.
Did you know?
Platinum is the rarest of all precious metals. Approximately 10 tons of raw ore has to be mined to produce one fine ounce of platinum. Most of the world's platinum comes from the former Soviet Republics, South Africa, and Canada. All the platinum ever mined would fill a cube less than 25 feet on each side!
We BUY, REFINE, RECYCLE and ASSAY all precious and scrap metals, including gold, silver, industrial platinum, palladium and rhodium. We are a one-stop refinery that serves professional jewelers and the general public. Precious Metal Assayers offers the top dollar for your precious scrap metal, gold, platinum and silver.
Most refineries, smelters and assayers of scrap metals charge refining fees but Precious Metal Assayers has no fees ever period. With a variety of settlement options, no refining fees or charges, and fast turnaround time, our services go unrivaled. No one recovers more precious metal than we do.
We put the customer first and strive for 100% satisfaction in our services. Let us add you to our list of satisfied customers. Once you use our modern state of the art refinery, you will be one of our many satisfied, return customers. We pay the first $20 in shipping costs with settlements of $6,000 or more (click here for your coupon). If your settlement is over $8,000 you can choose between a free one-ounce silver coin or free shipping. Remember to include your coupon.
Remember to bookmark our site to view current spot prices for gold, silver, platinum, and palladium. We look forward to your business!
* Turn around time is 4-5 weeks for any material containing Cadmium.
Northern Refineries is not liable for any gemstones left in mixed scrap jewelry. If valuable, please remove them prior to shipping.
How and where to send your materials
Precious Metal Assayers is a division of
Please send your materials insured via UPS, FedEx, or USPS to:
29509 Sierra Point Circle
Farmington Hills, MI 48331
ABSOLUTELY NO WALK-INS, BY APPOINTMENT ONLY
Special Instructions: Upon shipping material I warrant to NORTHERN REFINERIES LLC that any material offered for refining and sale is submitted with clear legal title.
Important: Include your name, address, phone number, e-mail address (if available), and driver's license or state ID number with the package. If your settlement is over $8,000 you can choose between a free one-ounce silver coin or free shipping. Remember to include your coupon.