The Process of Gold Mining

How Gold Mining Works


Key Facts In This Video

  1. Only one out of every billion atoms of rocks on Earth will end up being gold. 00:51

  2. Explosives are used in the gold-mining process to help shake the mineral from out of the rock. 01:52

  3. In order to create gold in a solid state it's fired at 1200 degrees Celsius. 02:38

Written by Curiosity Staff December 18, 2014

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