A Poor Man's Method of Smelting Gold Sciencing

You can remove the most common metals found in gold ore (copper, zinc and lead) using elements that bond with oxygen at lower temperatures than gold. This oxidation process will make copper oxide, zinc oxide and lead oxide all of which are less dense than pure gold and will float to the top of your crucible allowing the slag to be sloughed off.

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Gold extraction Wikipedia

Hard rock ores have formed the basis of the majority of commercial gold recovery operations since the middle of the 20th century where open pit and or subsurface mining techniques are used. Once the ore is mined it can be treated as a whole ore using a dump leaching or heap leaching processes. This is typical of lowgrade, oxide deposits.

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How to Use Bleach on Gold Ore to Remove Gold Sciencing

Gold is an almost nonreactive metal, but halogens chlorine, bromine, fluorine and iodine can dissolve it. Chlorine is the cheapest and lightest product that can achieve this. Bleach is the chemical compound sodium hypochlorite. When combined with hydrochloric acid, the mixture produces chlorine that dissolves gold from gold ore.

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15 Awesome Uses of Gold [Definitive List] Physical Gold Ltd

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Uses of Gold in Industry, Medicine, Computers, Electronics

Because gold is highly valued and in very limited supply, it has long been used as a medium of exchange or money. The first known use of gold in transactions dates back over 6000 years. Early transactions were done using pieces of gold or pieces of silver. The rarity, usefulness, and desirability of gold make it a substance of longterm value.

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How Is Gold Extracted From Gold Ore? Sciencing

Several processes can then be used to separate the gold from the ore. The most common techniques in the United States use cyanide in various ways. In one, the ground ore is put into a tank containing a weak cyanide solution and zinc is added. The zinc causes a chemical reaction which separates the gold from the ore.

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