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Gold and Precious Metals

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A class of metals that are considered to be rare and have high economic value; which include, but are not limited to, Gold, Silver, Platinum, Iridium, Rhodium and Palladium.
%FOLLOWUPS% The American Gun Company was the "house brand" of H&D Folsom Sporting Goods, New York City, c. 1895-1930. The guns were manufactured by Crescent Arms, Norwich, Connecticut. Their double barrel shotguns sold for $10-$15 when new.Old trade-name shotguns are not generally collected a…
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These trade based on the spot metal prices. As of Friday, July 16, 2004 at 19:00 ET, silver was trading at $6.71 / troy ounce. As of 3-11-08 at 8:54 a.m. silver is worth $19.93 per troy ounce. That's not entirely true, td gold but certainly not the definitive price per ounce of silver or gold.here …
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You can save yourself the time of grading them and looking them up by knowing that any silver quarter from 1940 or newer that shows visible wear from circulation is common enough that its value will only come from the silver it contains -- currently about $1.10 each.Quarters from before 1940 can be …
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Not all gold-diggers are abusive or narcissistic. Some women just love money are use sex, their looks or anything else to pad their nests. If you see one stay away!   Abuse is not about having a specific charcater or trait - it is a pattern of behaviors.   A gold digger does not equal …
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No, they stole a lot of gold from Jews, looted banks in the countries they occupied, and deposited it in Swiss banks. Gold Swiss Francs were one of the coins commonly held as an investment or hedge against inflation. Actually, a lot of people who invest in bullion still have some of it in Swiss Fran…
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he got 16 all for hockey in japan and china and Asia
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The rotor was probably not installed correctly, and it rubbed against the cap. The rotor should be pressed completely down. Make sure the cap is seated correctly on the distributor and clipped on securely, as it could cause the rubbing if it is misaligned. Just put a 009 distributor in if the weigh…
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Toothpaste works well.   Lemon juice.   Place some aluminum foil into a small tub of warm water mixed with baking soda. Immerse the silver into the water touching the aluminum foil, the tarnish will be transferred to the aluminum foil through some electrolytic process. Like magic.
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1882 is not a rare date for $5 gold pieces."Mint Condition" comes in several different degrees -- from an uncirculated coin that has multiple noticable contact marks (MS-60), to an absolutely perfect coin (MS-70), and everything in-between.While a noticably marked coin will have a value of about $15…
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Answer The "Big Nickel" has not gained value as a collectable nor may it ever. It was not issued by a government nor does it carry a date. It is simply 2 troy ounces of .999 fine silver and it's value can be determined by the current market price. You can see the current value of precious metals…
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In the United States, anything that is not at least 10 karats (42 percent gold) cannot be legally sold as gold. Anything that you purchase that is real gold should have the karat amount stamped into the jewelry. On rings, the stamp will be on the inside; and on necklaces and bracelets, the stamp wil…
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Tarnished Silver Tarnish is in no way indicative of a low quality in sterling silver. Sterling silver (or .925 silver) is, by law, at least 92.5% pure silver and no more than 7.5% other metals. Sterling silver is an alloy, or mixture, of metals. Pure silver is too soft to be used for most je…
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those coins are like the stock market but they stay around 400 to 500 dollars Answer Sorry to burst the bubble the first answer built, but he's thinking of a REAL Krugerand which is one ounce of gold. Your miniature, if it is solid 14 KT, will have less than 1/20th ounce and MAY be worth as much as …
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Use a magnet to see if it responds. If it is attracted to the magnet solidly, it is NOT gold, if it has a light magnetic attraction, it may be plated or impure. Pure gold does not respond to a magnet. If the item passes the magnet test, you will need to buy a nitric acid test kit on eBay. Acid test…
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Answer The price of silver changes constantly. I believe I saw a daily quote of $8.29 per ounce within the past few days. Silver "rounds" or bars in large quantities are usually available for just a few cents over the "spot price" and can be sold to dealers for only a few cents below spot. Howeve…
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Answer This cross-references to the Marlin 101 which was made from 1941 to 1977. However, in 1961 Sears discontinued use of the JC Higgins name, so your gun was made between 1941 and 1960. I saw a JCH-41 in exellant condition with 2 mags at he Puyallup, WA Gun Show with a price tag of $130.00 J…
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Okay, first off- if your piece is marked for gold content- ignore that. I can mark a BMW 14k after a quick gold paint job. First test- Use a magnet to see if the piece is magnetic, if it isn't- your next step is to buy a nitric acid test kit; They run about $20-$30 on E-bay. Rub the metal onto the …
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Platinum is rarer, heavier, more durable and even more expensive than gold. It is also very dense, meaning that it is heavy. It does require less upkeep than other metals because it is naturally white. Unlike white gold, which needs to be replated with rhodium (a liquid metal that is part of the Pla…
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Silver sterling, silver platinum and titanium are all metals of approximately the same color and brilliance. Silver is a base metal. You can mine for silver out of the earth. When talking about jewelery, silver (without any qualifiers) denotes that it has some silver in it. No guarantees can be…
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I'm assuming you have a some kind of a leak. The problem is usually caused by something called a seat. It looks like a washer; but, it's not. Because it has a square access You might need to purchase a "Faucet Valve Seat Wrench". It looks like the letter L Most hardware places will carry one. I go…
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Meaning of KTE KTE = Karat Electroplate. This marking appears on "costume" jewelery made of inexpensive base metal (such as nickel alloy) which is then electroplated with gold of a particular karat signified by a number, perhaps 14 or 18. Thus, the marking might read 18KTE to legally divulge that t…
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I think this answer needs some clarification. The discolouration is due to the corrosion of metals from which the jewelry is made. Pure gold, 24K, itself will not corrode but is too soft for many kinds of jewelry and therefore is alloyed with proportions of base metals, usually silver or copper to …
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Answer NO, once it is yellow...you CANNOT change it to white. Yellow gold is made by mixing pure gold with alloys such as copper and zinc. Rose or pink gold is made using a mix of pure gold with alloy metals including copper. The copper provides the rose-reddish color. White gold is an alloy o…
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buy a nitric acid test kit; They run about $20-$30 on E-bay. Rub the metal onto the stone firmly rub the metal onto the stone firmly, drip some nitric acid on the rubbing on the stone- if the rubbing stays strong, your piece is gold. If it turns orange your piece is likely a lower karat. If the rub…
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Sterling silver is 92.5% pure silver. I suppose by "traditional" silver you mean pure silver? Pure silver is very soft and can very easily be scratched, bent and otherwise damaged. By alloying it with another metal (usually copper) it makes the silver more resistant to damage, a very useful quality …
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Each gold medal is made up of 92.5 percent silver and 1.34 percent gold, with the remainder copper. The International Olympic Committee stipulates that each gold medal must have six grams of gold (as well as 92.5 percent silver). The "podium value" of the London gold medal is worth approximately $7…
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How to Get Gold Out of Rocks Here are opinions and answers from FAQ Farmers: Crush the rock to a sand-like consistency, then heat the sand past the melting point of gold. If it's real gold it will settle to the bottom. If it's fools' gold it will turn to iron and hydrogen sulfide gas and make a big…
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Answer Real silver can have many different markings, ranging from 750 to 999- depending on the piece, common marks are : 800, 900, 925, 950. Or on bullion (bars, coins.) 999.
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Answer Yes, Many different colors as well as purities. White gold, yellow gold, rose gold, green gold, pink gold, black gold (NOT Oil!) 8k, 9k, 10k, 12k, 14k, 15k, 16k, 18k, 19k, 20k, 21k, 22k, 23k and "Pure" - No such thing as 24k considering there's still 1 part missing from the purity, the …
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On a piece of Sterling Silver Jewelry, you will find the mark 925- 925 signifies 92.5% purity in the silver . I worked at the largest fine jewelry manufacturer in the United states for 18 years and they stamp their sterling silver jewelry with "SS".
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White Gold and Sterling Silver White gold is "labeled" by the karat weight on the inner rim of the ring....ex: 10K, 14K, etc... Also, real gold will leave a black mark on your face if wearing base makeup...so I have always been told and found to be true as I only wear white gold or silver...I…
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Yes. Gold is a comodity that is traded in the markets like any other comodity.The recent rising price is a function of supply and demand. If for any reason demand for gold increased far beyond the ability to supply then the price would increase. Because gold is a finite natural resource, we've seen …
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Answer The "carat" number in gold refers to the percentage of gold in the alloy. Gold rings are seldom pure gold because the metal is so soft that it scratches and bends easily. Most gold rings are 18 carat gold, refering to a specific percengage of gold and other metals that have been melted tog…
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You can clean gold plated jewelry the same way you clean solid gold jewelry. The only thing to be careful of is not to scratch it. Put a couple drops of dish liquid in warm water. Do NOT use automatic dish liquid because it does contains abrasives. Let the jewelry soak for a few minutes to loosen th…
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Answer Do you mean Plate? or "Plat" If the ring is marked 14k plate, it's plated. If the ring is marked 14k plat- it's likely that the ring is bi-metal mixed with gold and platinum, commonly it will have white metal around any stones.. If there are no stones possibly a white accent on certain p…
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A gram is defined as one thousandth of a kilogram (which is defined as the mass of a metal reference weight that is stored in Paris.) One gram is about what one cubic centimeter (one milliliter) of water weighs. A US nickel weighs exactly 5 grams. There are 28.3 grams in an ounce, and 453.6 in a pou…
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Gold is priced by the ounce. A 50 pound block would be 600 ounces and would cost 600 times the one ounce price. (The reason it's 600 oz. is because gold -- and all precious metals -- are measured in Troy ounces, which are twelve to the pound.)
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Answer Get A Feeder Use Black Thistle Seed. Do Not Paint Any Feeders Keep It Natural As Much as You Can. This Should Work. Also Visit Your Book Store For Great Information On Backyard Birds Or black oil sunflower seeds. These are the small black ones.
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People most likely started using gold in the early egyptain days
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gold was found/came to light, accidentally.
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$18.86 an ounce as of 05/17/2010  More: $24.32 an ounce as of 10/17/2010 $28.01 an ounce as of 11/30/2010 30.00 an ounce as of 12/11/2010 $40.15 an ounce as of 4/12/2011  IN SUMMARY: Precious-metal prices change so often that any answer posted here would be out of date almost immed…
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The Number '6' on a Korean Ringit is d number of kamikaze plains dat feel in June 6 good luck with the ring i recommend u put it in holy wate for 6 days 6 nights andd throw it away in d ocean
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750 on a piece of jewelry signifies 18k, commonly used in ITALY and other parts of Europe.The 750 mark would indicate 18 karat gold, not silver.It means 18K gold.
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Couple of dollars if you are lucky. The amount of gold is so small that it would take hundreds of these to get a measurable quantity of gold.
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The P is more than likely standing for Plumb, 14 K plumb, not plated. It means that the gold content is exactly 14K. No more, no less. Most gold jewelry, although marked a certain karat, is off, either over or under, just a little. You ought to pay the 5 bucks it'll cost you at your local jewelers t…
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Answer You might get a bit more from someone who collects Olympic memorabilia, but it is just one ounce of silver to most numismatists or coin dealers and will be bought and sold very near the spot price of silver, which is currently $11.19.   ---------------------- Considering those coin…
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Changing a Ring Into Something Else a three stone pendant would be nice  PENDANT SETTING EXAMPLE Absolutely, a pendant is beautiful, I have an image of a pendant which we made using three smaller stones than yours and it looks stunning. We have had great responses to this setting.
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There are skins you can buy made custom online for the psp but there isnt an original gold psp
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Gold medals only contain 1.34% gold (around 6 grams). 92.5% of a gold medal is actually silver while the rest is copper. The silver medal itself is also 92.5% silver, but it has no gold (obviously). Bronze medals are 97% copper, 2.5% zinc and 0.5% tin.  there is 5.56g of gold in the gold…
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It means that your silver is only .896 grade.The best silver you can buy is .925 which is what Tiffany and Co, PanCharmBracelets and Silpada sell.Sweetheart..I wouldn't advise buying anything BUT .925 silver.I have bought more silver in my lifetime than you could imagine, and and Ive never seen 896 …
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925 Stamp The 925 means it is pure Sterling Silver and not White Gold. when you buy a silver jewelry,most of them are stamp by 925. our company Perfect beads Co.,LTD was founded in 2002. we provide a lot of 925 Pandora beads,and finished jewelry. you can view the link below: http://www.pbeads.co…
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www. creativecornicing . com has pre-mitred corner pieces ready for DIY applications. All you need is glue. Fit all the corners first, then simply fill in the spaces with the longer lengths.
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585 or 14 karat = 58,5% of Gold and the rest other metal750 or 18 karay = 75% of Gold and 25% of other metal.24 karat is pure Gold = 99,9% of Gold, but it is very weak and breaks easily22 carat (millesimal fineness 916) 91,6% of Goldand etc...
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Updated Look on the back of the coin to see if there's a small mint mark letter below the eagle. It may be blank or there may be an O. Numismedia lists the following approximate retail values as of 03/2011: No mint mark (Philadelphia): Very worn condition - $1,730 Moderately worn - $1,800 Slightl…
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White versus Yellow Your ring from 2001 is not all white gold, White gold is an alloy of gold. Mixed with either Nickel or Palladium. Nickel is hard and is used in rings where palladium is soft and used for gemstone settings, either way the real gold has been mixed with these to get the silver co…
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1933 and earlier gold coins are 90% precious metal. In average condition their retail value is determined by the current price of gold; a metal dealer will pay less. Look on the back of the coin to see if there's a small mint mark letter below the eagle. It may be blank or there may be a CC or S. …
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All of them are worth about $5.00 just for the silver but the collectible value may be more depending on the dates and mintmarks.
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About 31.1 grams in one troy ounce. The troy ounce (exactly 31,103 476 8 g) is a non-SI unit used now only for noble metals. The other common ounce, also a non-SI unit, is avoirdupois ounce equivalent to 28,349 523 125 g.
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Answer 1948 degrees Fahernheit, or 1064.degrees CelsiusHi guys! pure gold melts at 1064.43 °C! that's a lot of heat
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You use the end of a hammer to pull the gold out of the wall
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One old-time method of determining if a diamond is real is by trying to scratch glass, such as a mirror, with it; if the gem scratches the glass without being damaged itself, it was considered to be a diamond. This method, though, may fall short with modern materials that are harder than glass, but …
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The KT in gold relates to the Purity, the lower the KT the less gold is in it..24k is pure gold, 18k is 75% gold, 14k is 58.5% gold, etc. Gold is mixed with alloy metals to give it strength, since pure 24k is rather too soft for jewelry. The type of metal alloy used will give gold different colors, …
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Jewelry wasn't invented as a means of decorating your body, it was a way to carry your money around. If you had a job where things would fall out of your pockets, like being a pirate, your gold was far more secure if you had it made into a ring or an earring and wore it. Gold's been a form of money…
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This webb-site will help you, this site has a alkaline cyanide solution for the removal of superficial karat gold oxide film. It replaces the dangerous Peroxide/Cyanide "BOMB" dips, they also have many other ways of removal. Site is www.advchem.com . If you want to stay away from chemicals, there is…
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The stamp CA on a ring usually means the type of Karat the ring contains. Karats range from 10 to 24 Karats.
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See Related Links The spot price of silver fluctuates daily. See the Related Link for "Kitco: Spot price of precious metals" for the current value. Answer According to this morning's paper (April 23, 2007), yesterday's price for one troy ounce (31.1 grams) was $14.33 if you buy a 1000 Tr Oz…
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An ounce of gold as off now, 1-24-12, an average cash for gold price is $1660. An ounce of Silver is $32.60.
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Answer $20.63 a troy ounce.
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According to this morning's paper (April 23, 2007), yesterday's price for one troy ounce (31.1 grams) was $14.33 if you buy a 1000 Tr Oz. ingot. If you buy smaller ingots, the price per ounce is greater.  UpdatesAs the above answer indicates, the value depends a lot on when you ask, so any ans…
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Yes. Pure gold can be bent without breaking or drawn into thin wire.
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A fund that gives exposure to a basket of stocks or bonds but trades easily like a stock on an exchange
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A gold dollar minted during the 19th century is worth about 150 to 50000 dollars depending on date, mintmark and condition. However if you're referring to any of the new "golden" dollar coins minted since 2000, they don't contain any gold at all - just brass. They're worth exactly $1.
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Pyrite will usually break along crystal faces so it tends to be very blocky looking like tiny dice. Gold will look either rounded or sometimes flat. If the grains are large enuf to see with a good magnifying glass that is the easiest way.Fools Gold - or pyrite is quite brittle - gold is quite sofy a…
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International avoirdupois ounce - Which is the ounce commonly used in the US to measure weight (or mass) - One ounce is 28.349523125 grams Which rounds off to - 28.35 grams If two decimal places is good enough for what you're doing.
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Carded gold chains are gold chains that are attached to cards. This prevents them from becoming tangled, and makes them easy to display.
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Bite it... well you could find the density of it by this equation density=mass/volume and compare it to the density of gold on the periodic table
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At 17:30pm UTC+1 time on 11/12/2009 the spot price is €24,347.5
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If you want to find out how much it is today, type this into google search www.google.com: what is one yuan in dollars You will get a response like this: one Chinese yuan = 0.14646 U.S. dollars (11/20/2009) currently (4 - 12 - 2008) there are 8.5 yuan to the dollar. So 1,000 yuan = $117…
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One would think that this is the old "What weighs more, a pound of feathers or a pound of lead?" question with a twist. Truth is, gold is usually weighed in Troy pounds which are different from the ordinary (avoirdupois) pounds that we know and love. One ordinary pound weighs the equivalent of 453.5…
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Gold has been found in many different places over the years. Gold has been found in: Iraq,California,Sierra Nevada,Africa, It is a natural occurance. You can find gold in nature.
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The advantages are that it is number one, a hedge against a falling currency, like the U.S. dollar. It has a history of over 5,000 years as money. It is no one's liability. It is durable and that is why it has lasted centuries as money and if the current fiat money system collapsed, would be used as…
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;metallic yellow ;malleable ;ductile ;soft
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Answer Gold is a metallic element, malleable, resistant to oxidation, with a shiny yellow luster. Here I listed the some specific properties of gold. Symbol= Au Mass= 196.9665 Atomic#= 79 State of mater= solid Boiling point(k)= 3130 Melting point(k)=1337.58 Density@ 300k(g/cm^3)= 1…
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Ammonia and water works well
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The word Korea derives from the word Goryeo. Goryeo is the name from Goguryeo which was an old country in the North of Korean peninsula up to very North East Russia. Goguryeo has two parts. "Go" and "Gauriy". "Go" in Chinese means High, Top level, Heavenly. "Gauriy" or in nowadays Chinese "Gauli"…
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If A intersection E = A where A & E belongs to some some system of sets lets say S then E is called the maximal set of S or the unit set of S.
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In 1904 the Silver had to be marked with the .925 in an oval shape, with the Brittania Standard silver mark being .9584 in an oval shape. In 1973, the new Hallmarking Act dropped the decimal ( . ) from in front of the 925 and the font type changed a little, and in the case of the brittania Standard,…
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Copper 6270.5 +220.0 +3.64% USD/tn Market Close / Aug 21 Maybe 1,000 dollars
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1933 and earlier gold coins are 90% precious metal. In average condition their retail value is determined by the current price of gold; a metal dealer will pay less. Look on the back of the coin to see if there's a small mint mark letter below the eagle. It may be blank or there may be a CC or S. …
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The English Gold Florin was minted under Edward III for only one year, 1344. Any of these coins existing now are museum pieces worth millions of dollars.
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Answer Added by Gmarmalard: Please see "Related Link" below for a video demonstrating the method used for removing tungsten carbide rings with a pair of "Vice Grip" pliers. There's no need for any special cutting equipment and certainly no amputation necessary! As tungsten does not bend, the pr…
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Silver prices are constantly changing. As of today (3 March 2012), the price per ounce is $34.74. Skipping ahead to 21 September 2013 and the value is down to $21.77 per troy ounce.
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I am currently researching American Mollerizing Corporation. They were incorporated Jan 19, 1951 in Nevada by Herbert E. Linden a Swedish/American Engineer with offices in Beverly Hills California. The company held patents for aluminum coating of steel. The SEC News Digest of July 2, 1958http://www.…
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About $13 per ounce at current (May 2007) prices.
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thepowerlevel.com the cheapest sro gold like 10USD$=100mill ^^
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10k gold =.41% pure 1troy ounce/31grams = 700$ estimated Each gram = 22$ estimated 14k gold = .58% pure 1troy ounce/31 grams = 1000$ estimated Each gram = 31$ estimated 18k = 76% pure 1troy ounce/31 grams = 1200$ estimated Each gram =36$ estimated 24k = 99% pure 1troy ounce/31 grams = 1700$ es…
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