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Periodic Table Of Elements
History of gold
How is gold obtained?
Uses of Gold
Interesting facts about gold
Physical properties of gold
Atomic Structure of Gold
Sources used
How is gold obtained?

Gold is MINED! Many different mining tools are used to break mountain rock to expose the gold inside. Some of these tools are: picks, shovels, and water cannons. Gold deposits can also be found in riverbeds and the silt in a river bottom. Seawater also contains traces of gold but no economic way of harvesting it has been discovered.