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I made gold from used test-strips!

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by nomoredonuts, Apr 1, 2020.

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  1. nomoredonuts

    nomoredonuts Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    With plenty of time on my hands this week I tried something I read about - getting tiny quantities of gold from old mobile phones. A few attempts ( more error than trial), I ended up with a tiny dot of possibly good quality gold. Enough for a stud or a small tooth cap?
    I won't give the exact process.

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    urbanracer Type 1 · Moderator
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    For test strips I think the energy requirement would make it commercially unviable in relation to the amount of gold recovered? Have you done the sums?
     
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    JTL Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Alchemists on DCUK what next!!!!!!
     
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    nomoredonuts Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    OK.
    So I only caught two people. Or three if you count @Brunneria who modded this.
    Fools Gold, anyone?
     
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    Jaylee Type 1 · Moderator
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    Is there any green way to extract gold? ;)

     
  6. JTL

    JTL Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Got me!
     
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