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National Geographic January 2009
Gold is one of the most popular metals. It does not tarnish and it can be stretched really thin without breaking.

The search for gold has been at the centre of many historical explorations. It is not that commonly found and pyrite is often mistaken for gold - which is why it is called "fools gold".

 


Rock & Gem January 2009
Quartz with visible gold flecks.

 

 

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