Top 10 Bizarre Gold Things

Top 10 Bizarre Gold Things

Gold has been the most sought mining material around the world since old times. Gold is common known to be used as jewelry, coins and false teeth. But, do you ever hear a cigar made of gold? Or a food that contains gold?There are many bizarre things that contain gold and the prices are getting higher because of the gold. Here are the lists.

Gold Pills

Produced in 2005 by designer-Ken Courtney and artist-Tobias Wong. The 24K-swallowble gold pills sized 20 mm and are currently being sold for $425 each.

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Booze

The gold is incorporated into drinks and each bottle has miniscule fragments of gold foil […]

Unique Facts of Mining (1)

Unique Facts of Mining (1)

Gold and copper were the 1st metals to be discovered during Primitive Period around 5,000 BC

Archeologists have found copper drain pipes from 3,500 BC that are still in good condition
Au is chemical symbol of gold, comes from Latin “aurum” which means shining dawn

Petroleum is used to make over 6,000 items : ink, golf bags, deodorant , DVDs, crayons, etc.
“The Luck of The Irish” is an old expression which came out of the gold and silver rush in 19th century
Approximately, 63% gold is used in jewelry, 20% as coins, 15% in industrial uses, and 1% in dental
Zinc is 100% recyclable

The Cullinan […]

Top 5 Most Expensive Mining Products

Top 5 Most Expensive Mining Products

There are many kind of mining products around the world. There are some which have high price to get, one of them is gold. But, do you know the other products which has higher price than gold? Here, the top 5 most expensive mining products around the world.

Plutonium

A radioactive chemical element with symbol Pu and atomic number 94. Plutonium is a rare radioactive element of transuranic nuclides and white-silvery actinide. This very reactive, rare, and dangerous element is the basic material of nuclear weapons, making it is the most expensive mining products in the world. The impact of nuclear weapons […]

5 The Largest Gold Mine in The World

5 The Largest Gold Mine in The World

Grasberg

Grasberg, Papua

The Grasberg mine is the largest gold mine and the third largest copper mine in the world. Located in Papua province in Indonesia near Puncak Jaya, the highest mountain in Papua, and has 19,500 employees. Mining operations operated by Freeport reached 1.444 million ounces.

Cortez

Cortez, Nevada

Cortez is one of the oldest mines in the world. Operated since 1862 Cortez gold mine consists of three operations, namely Pipeline, South Pipeline and Cortez Hills. Pipeline and South Pipeline are open mines, while Cortez Hills is still under construction for underground mining. Cortez is located in the Nevada United States, operated […]

Indonesia Mining Map

Indonesia Mining Map

Indonesia is on the west side of the “Pacific Ring of Fire”, characterized by high volcanic activity.  At one point, Magma from the Pacific Ring of Fire is thought to contain a variety of precious metals, especially gold and copper. As part of the Pacific Ring of Volcano, Indonesia also potentially has natural resources in the form of minerals. Eastern Region of Indonesia covering 68% of the territory of the Republic of Indonesia. Covering an area of nearly 1.3 million square kilometers that estimated to hold 81.2% of Indonesia’s mineral.

Minerals on Indonesia map:

Petroleum
There are many petroleum […]