Precious Metals Indicator Code (PMIC)
A one position alpha code, which identifies items that have precious metals as part of their content. Precious metals are those metals generally considered to be uncommon, highly valuable, and relatively superior in certain properties such as resistance to corrosion and electrical conductivity. The precious metals recovery program for the federal government encompasses gold, silver, platinum, and the platinum family which consists of palladium, iridium, rhodium, osmium, and ruthenium. In accordance with DA PAM 708-2, table 3-32 and DOD 4100.39-m, volume 10, table 160.
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