Scientists get closer to the origins of gold

Topics:

Chemical Sciences – Atoms

Earth and Space Sciences – Renewable/Non-renewable resources; Rocks

Concepts (South Australia):

Chemical Sciences – Properties of Matter

Earth and Space Sciences – The Earth’s Surface

Years: 6, 8

Scientists get closer to the origins of gold

Scientists get closer to the origins of gold

Word count: 454

Scientists may have solved a question that has baffled humans since ancient times – where did gold come from? “The search for gold has motivated migrations, expeditions and even wars, but its origin is one of the main questions in the field of mineral deposits genesis,” said researcher José María González Jiménez from the University of Granada, who was involved in the international study to find out.

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