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  1. 1. Licensed under All About Gold  These slides are meant to accompany the reading, All About Gold, also available under a Creative Commons license on SlideShare. They can be used in the order given here or in any other order to supplement the reading, as you see fit. For example, Slide 2 may be used before the reading as a warm-up by asking the class what they already know about gold.  Slide 7 asks some comprehension questions of the class and Slide 8 provides the answers.  These slides are covered by a Creative Commons license, the terms of which are explained in English here and in German here.  You are free to share (copy, distribute, and transmit) the slides and adapt them, under the following conditions:  You must attribute the work by placing Harvey Utech’s name with appropriate text (e.g. based on the original by Harvey Utech) on either the first or last slide of your presentation. You must also leave the logo for the Creative Commons license on each slide.  You may not use this work for commercial purposes.  If you alter, transform or build upon this work, you may distribute the resulting work only under the same or similar license to this one.  Any of the above conditions can be waived if you get Harvey Utech’s permission (  I do not present these slides as representing the last word on this subject. I know they can be improved and I welcome any and all attempts to do so. If you do make modifications, please post the revised slides on SlideShare and let me know via a message on LinkedIn so that I can incorporate your changes, with attribution of course, into this presentation. Thank you.  When you are ready to use these slides, simply delete this cover slide. All About Gold 1
  2. 2. Licensed under Gold: What do you Gold know about it?  Jewelry (Am)/Jewellery (Br)  Electrical applications  Monetary standard  Flight to safety All About Gold 2
  3. 3. Licensed under All About Gold 3
  4. 4. Licensed under Gold’s Recent Price History Now, let’s read some additional information on gold. All About Gold 4
  5. 5. Licensed under Worldwide Gold Production All About Gold 5
  6. 6. Licensed under Three Sovereigns and a Krugerrand All About Gold 6
  7. 7. Licensed under Questions About Gold  Name three of gold’s desirable properties.  Why do prospectors say that “gold is where you find it”?  With which mineral is gold most often associated? Please take a minute to prepare your answers in complete sentences. All About Gold 7
  8. 8. Licensed under 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.  Alloys easily All About Gold 8