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  Gold Ore Information | Business.com
Company is engaged in gold mining of gold enriched quartz jewelry and specimens, as well as seeking investment opportunities.
Silverado Gold Mines Ltd. is engaged in the acquisition, exploration, and development of mineral properties.
Twin Gold Corporation is engaged in the acquisition, exploration and development of mineral properties worldwide; with a focus on gold.
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 ~ GOLD ~
Some of the early theories about the origin of gold suggested that it was produced by volcanic heat, that it grew from a certain kind of clay, that it was created by lightning, or that in ancient times it had rained gold.
If all the gold ever made in the world to this point was made into a thin wire of 5 microns (millionth of a metre) diameter, then all the gold would stretch around the circumference of the world 72 million times.
The Chinese believed that gold was the yang energy of the sun, whilst silver was the yin energy of the moon.
www.sbs.com.au /gold   (552 words)

 CBC News Indepth: Gold
Gold, which had been pegged at $35 US and later $42.22 US an ounce, began to soar once ownership restrictions and other controls were removed.
Gold has long been a traditional hedge against inflation and demand for gold tends to pick up when inflation does.
Gold wafers and bars: There's nothing quite like the sensation of tossing around a 400-ounce gold bar, much as James Bond did to lure Goldfinger into his trap in the 1964 movie.
www.cbc.ca /news/background/gold   (1332 words)

Gold was among the first metals to be mined because it commonly occurs in its native form, that is, not combined with other elements, because it is beautiful and imperishable, and because exquisite objects can be made from it.
Gold particles in stream deposits are often concentrated on or near bedrock, because they move downward during high-water periods when the entire bed load of sand, gravel, and boulders is agitated and is moving downstream.
Gold was produced in the southern Appalachian region as early as 1792 and perhaps as early as 1775 in southern California.
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  Gold - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Gold is a chemical element in the periodic table with the symbol Au (from the Latin aurum) and atomic number 79.
Gold is a good conductor of heat and electricity, and is not affected by air and most reagents.
Gold is used in restorative dentistry especially in tooth restorations such as crowns and permanent bridges as its slight malleablity makes a superior molar mating surface to other teeth, unlike a harder ceramic crown.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Gold   (3753 words)

 Gold: Gold mineral information and data.
Gold is used as a standard for international currency and is also widely used in jewelry, electronics (where its superb properties as a conductor help offset its tremendous cost), dentistry and in photographic processes.
Gold is often panned from such deposits by taking advantage of its high density to wash away the lighter sediments from a pan or sluice.
Gold is found as usually as disseminated grains in Quartz veins with Pyrite and other sulphides, or as rounded grains, flakes or nuggets in placer deposits and in streams and rivers.
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 E-gold - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The total amount of gold bars (over three tonnes) in the e-gold system is approaching the size of the national reserves of smaller countries.
The account balance, which is denominated in gold grams, does not change, but its purchasing power will change in relation to the gold price.
As digital gold currency providers are not banks, they are not legally required to perform various sorts of "know your customer" background checks.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/E-gold   (2717 words)

 Gold (DesertUSA)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Gold is the noblest of the "noble metals" -- gold, platinum, palladium and rhodium -- so called because of their inertness, or reluctance to enter into chemical reactions.
Gold began to serve as backing for paper-currency systems when they became widespread in the 19th century, and although gold's official role in the international monetary system had come to an end by the 1970s, gold remains a highly regarded reserve asset.
Where gold occurs in higher concentrations, the deposits are of two basic types: hydrothermal veins, associated with quartz and pyrite (fool's gold); and placer deposits, that are derived from the erosion of gold-bearing rocks and appear in alluvium and stream beds.
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 Gold   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Gold occurs in sea water to the extent of 0.1 to 2 mg/ton, depending on the location where the sample is taken.
Gold, like other precious metals, is measured in troy weight; when alloyed with other metals, the term carat is used to express the amount of gold present, 24 carats being pure gold.
The most common gold compounds are auric chloride and chlorauric acid, the latter being used in photography for toning the silver image.
www.scescape.net /~woods/elements/gold.html   (614 words)

 Gold, What is Gold? About its Science, Chemistry and Structure
Gold serves as a monetary reserve and is used in jewelry, scientific apparatus, dentistry, and photographic processes.
Pure gold is very dense, with a specific gravity of 19.3, decreasing to 15.6 as silver connate increases.
To extract the gold, the ore is crushed, then the gold is separated from the ore by various methods.
www.3dchem.com /molecules.asp?ID=177   (548 words)

 An MBendi Profile: World: Mining - Gold Mining - Commodity Properties and Uses   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Gold, the only yellow metal, has the chemical symbol gold, which is derived from the Latin word for gold — aurum.
Gold has a wide range of uses from being used as a catalyst in industrial processes to medical machinery and dental uses as well as decorative uses.
Gold is found in a variety of environments globally, but generally requires grades in excess of 1 gram / tonne (1 part per million) to be considered economic.
www.mbendi.co.za /indy/ming/gold/p0005.htm   (695 words)

 It's Elemental - The Element Gold   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Pure gold is soft and is usually alloyed with other metals, such as silver, copper, platinum or palladium, to increase its strength.
Gold is a good conductor of heat and electricity and does not tarnish when it is exposed to the air, so it can be used to make electrical connectors and printed circuit boards.
Gold is also a good reflector of infrared radiation and can be used to help shield spacecraft and skyscrapers from the sun's heat.
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Gold is a pleasure to own and possess, as many people have discovered throughout the ages and around the world.
There are very few true gold ores, besides native gold, because it forms a major part of only a few rare minerals, it is found as little more than a trace in a few others or it is alloyed to a small extent with other metals such as silver.
Gold is almost indestructible and has been used and then reused for centuries to the extent that all gold of known existence is almost equal to all the gold that has ever been mined.
mineral.galleries.com /minerals/elements/gold/gold.htm   (559 words)

 Chemistry : Periodic Table : gold : key information
Gold is usually alloyed in jewellery to give it more strength, and the term carat describes the amount of gold present (24 carats is pure gold).
Gold is readily available commercially and its price (see the UtiliseGold directory) changes day by day and is one of the most widely tracked commercial prices.
Gold is found in sea water, but no effective economic process has been designed (yet) to extract it from this source.
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 GOLD   (Site not responding. Last check: )
It's composition is usually pure gold, but it may sometimes form alloys with silver, copper, or other metals.
Gold may also be found in small inclusions in pyrite or other sulfides, as well as quartz veins in low-grade metamorphic rocks, granitic rocks, and contact metamorphic rocks.
Gold has been used as a standard treatment for rheumatoid arthritis since the 1960's, and is now becoming important in other areas of health and medicine such as surgery and lasers.
www.eas.slu.edu /People/Students/MPyle/mineralogy/Gold.html   (705 words)

 Gold Jewelry: 22K Gold Jewelry Chains Necklaces Rings Wedding Bands Bracelets Watches Pendants Gifts
Gold: Gold is a type of Precious metal whose chemical symbol is AU Temperature: The melting temperature of Gold is slightly lower than that of copper at 1945 ° F or 1063 ° C (Iron is 2802°F and Copper is 1981°F)
Also note that using any type of gold solder either KDM (Cadmium) or other gold solder, to make the jewelry does not guarantee the purity of gold, as the purity is a representation of the percentage of gold in any metal.
Gold Colors and finishes: Pure 24 karat gold is Yellow in color, when the purity is lowered, by adding different alloys, the color of the gold can be changed to reflect the color of the alloy.
www.goldpalace.com /gold_jewelry.htm   (861 words)

 Factsheet - Gold in the IMF
The IMF's total gold holdings are valued on its balance sheet at SDR 5.9 billion (about $8.8 billion) on the basis of historical cost.
The Second Amendment to the Articles of Agreement in April 1978 eliminated the use of gold as the common denominator of the post-World War II exchange rate system and as the basis of the value of the Special Drawing Right (SDR).
Off-market transactions in gold (1999–2000).In December 1999, the Executive Board authorized off-market transactions in gold of up to 14 million ounces to help finance IMF participation in the Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) Initiative.
www.imf.org /external/np/exr/facts/gold.htm   (902 words)

 GOLD Parsing System - A Free, Multi-Programming Language, Parser Generator
GOLD is a free parsing system that you can use to develop your own programming languages, scripting languages and interpreters.
Like most parsing systems, GOLD uses the LALR algorithm to analyze syntax and a Deterministic Finite Automaton to identify different lexical units.
GOLD takes a unique approach of logically separating the development of the LALR and DFA parse tables from the algorithms that use them.
www.devincook.com /goldparser   (283 words)

 North Georgia Gold Rush-1828
Few words in the English language create the fervor that the cry of "Gold" does in man. A driving force in the colonization of America, gold was the primary reason for Hernando De Soto to visit the North Georgia region in the early 1540's.
After the Spanish were forced from Georgia, interest in gold died for a number of years, but mining continued off and on throughout 18th century and into the 19th century.
There was so much gold being produced in the region that the Federal government completed a mint in Dahlonega in 1838, however by that time production had begun to decrease.
www.ngeorgia.com /history/goldrush.html   (943 words)

LONDON (12 Oct) Gold and platinum eased on Friday after they both set new highs the previous session, but a firm oil price and euro supported the comple.
INDIA-New Delhi (12 Oct) Gold prices spurted on the bullion market on increased buying by stockists and jewelry makers with the beginning of the festival se.
NEW YORK (Oct 12) Platinum hit a record high of $1,409 an ounce, and gold hovered near 28-year peaks despite a better performance by the US dollar.
www.gold-eagle.com   (89 words)

 ArtLex on Gold
In the center of this phiale is a large boss representing the omphalos, the mythic navel of the universe.
Gold is usually alloyed to increase its strength, "24 karat" signifying pure, lower numbers proportionately less pure.
Gold's atomic symbol Au; atomic number 79; atomic weight 196.967; melting point 1,063.0°C; specific gravity 19.32; valence 1, 3.
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 Gold :: Online Catalog   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Gold included in the reviews of effectiveness, studies had to meet these criteria: a) they were limited to primary investigations of interventions selected for Gold b) they were published in English from January Gold through May 2000; c) they were conducted in industrialized countries; and industrialized.
The National Network of Quitlines, a collaborative effort of Gold the National Cancer Institute, state Gold and the North Gold Quitline Consortium, maintains a national telephone number (800-QUIT-NOW) that links callers to free quitlines serving their areas.Information about Gold Great American Smokeout is available from ACS at telephone, 800-227-2345, or from a Gold ACS office.
Gold to providing you access to Gold campaign materials, the Resource Center also offers guidance and technical assistance on how to use the materials.
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 Gold - Wikimedia Commons
Gold ingots, like these from the Bank of Sweden, form the base of many monetary systems.
This Gold Key, weighing one kilogram is used to access a ten digit account number which is known only to the bearer of the Gold Key.
Gold resources - 12 countries are responsible for 66 % of the worldwide Gold extraction.
commons.wikimedia.org /wiki/Gold   (172 words)

 Alan Greenspan - Gold and Economic Freedom
Individual owners of gold are induced, by payments of interest, to deposit their gold in a bank (against which they can draw checks).
But since it is rarely the case that all depositors want to withdraw all their gold at the same time, the banker need keep only a fraction of his total deposits in gold as reserves.
Technically, we remained on the gold standard; individuals were still free to own gold, and gold continued to be used as bank reserves.
www.usagold.com /gildedopinion/Greenspan.html   (2745 words)

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