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Posts tagged gold

January 28, 2013

 

gold discs from a museum

What Makes White Gold White?

If most gold jewelry is an alloy, why is some white and some yellow?

September 19, 2011

 

Gold bar and coins.

Gold’s Explosive Genesis

Everyone knows what gold is, but the commodity's stellar origins might come as a bit of a surprise.

May 29, 2009

 

Man examining a Moa skeleton

Moa Treasure

Scientist are studying the extinct giant moa bird and its environment. Find out what kinds of artifacts they are searching for to help their study!

February 10, 2006

 

gold_nuggets

Useful Nuggets

It's true that you can find gold underground, in stream beds, and in rocks...

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