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Gold

Popular Science
By: Richard Herrington, Chris Stanley and Robert Symes
64 pages, Col photos, illus, figs
Gold
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Examines all aspects of of this most prized metal, from its scientific properties and minerology, to the myths that surround it and the eventful history of its exploitation.

Contents

Properties of gold; physical properties; mineralogy of gold; where gold is found; how gold accumulates; in metamorphic rocks; in ancient sediments; in sedimentary rocks; associated with volcanoes; geological overview; exploration; exploitation; extraction; mining and the environment; the gold rushes; gold in US/Europe; gold in antiquity; gold as a commodity; gold and greed; ornament and jewellry; technology and medicine; goldsmiths, hallmarks and assaying; lore, myths and fantasy.

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Popular Science
By: Richard Herrington, Chris Stanley and Robert Symes
64 pages, Col photos, illus, figs
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