All About Gold
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All About Gold 1
Gold: What do you
know about it?
Jewelry (Am)/Jewellery (Br)
Flight to safety
All About Gold 2
Gold’s Recent Price History
Now, let’s read some additional
information on gold.
All About Gold 4
Worldwide Gold Production
All About Gold 5
All About Gold 6
Questions About Gold
Name three of gold’s desirable
Why do prospectors say that “gold is
where you find it”?
With which mineral is gold most often
Please take a minute to prepare your
answers in complete sentences.
All About Gold 7
Answers Questions About Gold
Three of gold’s desirable Prospectors say that “gold
properties are: is where you find it”
Conducts heat because it is found
Conducts electricity everywhere but
Won’t corrode unpredictably.
Pleasing appearance Gold is most often
and “feel” associated with quartz.
All About Gold 8