PlatinumBAR XPTX

Quark based cryptocurrency with PoW, PoS, and long term support. Secure your digital wealth with PlatinumBAR and take part in the Fintech revolution.

platinumbar specifications

PlatinumBAR is a Quark based cryptocurrency with PoW, PoS, and long term support (LTS). PlatinumBAR uses the rock solid 9-hash algorithm Quark for Proof of Work and Novacoin for Proof of Stake.


What is Platinum? Platinum is a chemical element with symbol Pt and atomic number 78. It is a dense, malleable, ductile, highly unreactive, precious, gray-white transition metal.


The currency code for PlatinumBAR is XPTX.


Block Time: 2 Minutes

Difficulty Adjustment: 5 Blocks

Confirmations Minted: 90 Blocks

Confirmations Sent: 6 Blocks

block explorer / marketcap

Pricing and information about the PlatinumBAR blockchain can be found at the links below. The Block Explorer provides detailed information about the blockchain. Coinmarketcap lists the current PlatinumBAR pricing information.


Block Explorer Coinmarketcap

software / wallets

PlatinumBAR software is available in Windows, MacOS, and Linux formats. Click on any of the links below to download the PlantiumBAR software.


Windows 32/64 Mac OSX Linux Source Code

Blockchain

Blockchain files are available for download below. Replace the existing folders in your appdata/roaming/platinumbar folder with the files located in the zip below.


XPTX Blockchain 2/2017

Paper Wallet / Mining Software

Paper wallet is available for PlatinumBAR. Sgminer is also available if you're solo or pool mining PlatinumBAR.


Paper Wallet Sgminer

proof of work

A proof-of-work (POW) system (or protocol, or function) is an economic measure to deter denial of service attacks and other service abuses such as spam on a network by requiring some work from the service requester, usually meaning processing time by a computer. A proof of work is a piece of data which is difficult (costly, time-consuming) to produce but easy for others to verify and which satisfies certain requirements. Producing a proof of work can be a random process with low probability so that a lot of trial and error is required on average before a valid proof of work is generated.


Block 1

Premine of < 10% to be Used for Development and Marketing


Block 2 - 501

Coin Rewards of .01 per Block, for a Total of 5 Coins Created


Block 502 - 18000

Coin Rewards of 5 Coins Per Block for a Total of 100,000 Proof of Work Coins


Block 18001 +

Coin Rewards of .001 for ~265 Coins Per Year or 2% Declining Inflation


proof of stake

Proof-of-stake (PoS) is a method by which a cryptocurrency blockchain network aims to achieve distributed consensus. While the proof-of-work (PoW) method asks users to repeatedly run hashing algorithms or other client puzzles to validate electronic transactions, proof-of-stake asks users to prove ownership of a certain amount of currency (their "stake" in the currency).


Block 501 +

Proof of Stake with 230% Interest


Time

2 Hours of Stake Age and 10 hours of Restake Time


ports

Ports are used to connect to the client for mining or advanced development.


RPC PORT

18994


P2P PORT

18993


addnodes

Addnodes are hard coded into the codebase, but if you're having issues additional nodes are listed below.


Quebec, Canada

addnode=144.217.94.236


Quebec, Canada

addnode=144.217.95.28


Strasbourg, France

addnode=193.70.2.104


Washington DC, USA

addnode=103.11.65.53


mining pools

Mine PlatinumBAR with your CPU or GPU hardware. Below is a list of the current mining pools.


None Available

Official exchange

Exchange your PlatinumBAR with other cryptocurrencies or fiat currencies on PlatinumBar's Official Exchange. BitSquare offers multiple fiat and cryptocurrencies on their Decentralized exchange platform.


BitSquare.io

exchanges

Exchange your PlatinumBAR with other cryptocurrencies or fiat currencies at one of the cryptocurrency exchanges below.


Cryptopia Exchange YoBit Exchange

social & discussion

Stop by one of our announcement thread on the most popular cryptocurrency forums and social websites.


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translations

Stop by one of our announcement threads for languages other than English.


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contact information

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