gold - wikipedia
gold production is associated with contribution to hazardous pollution. low-grade gold ore may contain less than one ppm gold metal; such ore is ground and mixed with sodium cyanide to dissolve the gold. cyanide is a highly poisonous chemical which can kill living creatures when exposed in minute quantities.
gold mineral properties - geology
native gold is an element and a mineral. it is highly prized by people because of its attractive color its rarity resistance to tarnish and its many special properties - some of which are unique to gold. no other element has more uses than gold. all of these factors help support a price of gold that is higher than all but a few other metals.
» characteristics of gold
so you can understand where it gets the term “fools gold.” one of the best ways to get beyond your own uncertainty of what natural gold looks and feels like is to get your hands on some of the real thing. once you have experienced real gold you are much less likely to make mistakes. here is a link where you can buy a sample of natural gold.
gold occurences natural resources
at these concentrations 20 or 30 tons of rock must be processed to extract a single ounce of precious gold. as a result gold can only be mined profitably where it is highly concentrated by natural chemical and physical processes. gold occurs in many different geologic settings and its classification into deposit types is complicated.
how gold is made - history used parts procedure
physical characteristics gold whose chemical symbol is au is malleable ductile and sectile and its high thermal and electrical conductivity as well as its resistance to oxidation make its uses innumerable. malleability is the ability of gold and other metals to be pressed or hammered into thin sheets 10 times as thin as a sheet of paper
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gold's chemical properties guide from bullionvault
it needs to be concentrated by natural variations to about 30% to be considered an ore indicating a required geological concentration of about 5 times. a lower grade gold ore would contain something like 5 grams per tonne (5 parts per million). so gold ore needs to be concentrated by about 1000 times above the average to become viable.