Asked in Elements and Compounds
What happens when you heat lead and sulfur together what is dangerous about it?
You get gold. It is dangerous because manufacturing gold could lead to the collapse of the bullion market. ...
Asked in Crime
What crimes were committed in the Australian gold rush?
Well..... The crimes that were committed in the Australian gold rush are basically the same as these days but more less dangerous. ...
Asked in Environmental Issues
Is gold good or bad for the environment?
Gold is an element. it is part of nature and the environment. The element itself does not harm the environment. however, the extraction of gold from our planet is extremely dangerous. People blow up large chunks of land, move homes, burn things, etc. Gold is not harmful, the hunt for gold is. ...
Asked in Health
Is rhodium dangerous to your health or the environment?
My daughter wants to order Liquid which contains 85% of Rhodium and 15% of Gold. I am concern about Rhodium, because I know that it is radioactive metal. Can you tell me please, is it dangerous for her health? ...
Asked in World of Warcraft
You want to know whether to buy wow gold is safe?
Most sites that sell wow gold are dangerous and will probably infest your computer with trojans and virus programs. If blizzard finds out that you are buying and selling gold, you run the risk of getting your account banned. ...
Asked in Mining
How was mercury used in the mining process?
At time mercury was used to extract metallic gold from gold ore. The ore was crushed to powder, and washed over a copper sheet covered in mercury. The gold would combine with the mercury, and be recovered by distilling the mercury. This was very dangerous due to the poisonous nature of mercury- and it only captured about 15% of the gold. It is no longer used in gold mining. ...
Asked in Mining
Was gold mining dangerous?
Can be. Depending on the type. Gold panning is less dangerous than going into a mine. Mines often collapse on people and they are buried by falling rocks. Many have died from mining accidents. It is also not beyond imagination that someone could claim jump you for your mine or gold and they kill you. Accidents also happen since people are in remote areas and they can slip, fall, get lost, be attacked by an...
Asked in Chemistry
Is it possible to make gold from mercury?
No. One can not transform one element into another. However Mercury may be used to extract gold from gold containing sand. The gold will dissolve in the mercury which can then be boiled away to leave the gold. This will APPEAR to make mercury change into gold but this is not the case, you have to put the gold into the mercury first. PLEASE NOTE - Mercury is VERY VERY toxic/poisonous and using it to extract gold this way is dangerous to...
Asked in History of the United States, Mining
What was life like in gold rush mining camps and towns?
Very expensive, hurried, dangerous, uncomfortable, and very hard work. It was also exciting. ...