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Little Known Facts about Gold and Silver

Did you Know??

  1. The term “gold” is the from the Proto-Indo-Europeanbase ghel / ghol meaning “yellow”, “green”, or possibly “bright”.
  2. The chemical symbol for gold is AU, from the Latin word aurum meaning “shining dawn” and from Aurora, the Roman goddess of the dawn. In 50 B.C., Romans began issuing gold coins called the Aureus and the smaller solidus.
  3. Did you know that Gold melts at 1064.43° Centigrade. It can conduct both heat and electricity and it never rusts.
  4. Did you know that all the gold ever mined by man since the dawn of time would fit into 2 olympic swimming pools.
  5. Did you know that the biggest miner and producer of gold is now China, overtaking South Africa, which has for years been the world leader of Diamond and Gold mining.
  6. Did you know that in terms of raw material there is about twenty times more silver than gold, but in terms of metal reserves Gold globally has about 1.2 billion ounces where as silver only has about 200 million ounces.
  7. Gold has always been admired by humans and its use can be traced as far back as the bronze age 5000 years ago.

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Make Your Fortune by Panning for Gold then Get Cash for Gold From Us!

It’s a great time to be selling gold right now – the price of gold is very high and doesn’t look like dropping.  Get cash for gold at EzyCash Gold Buyers – cash for unwanted gold, broken gold, gold bullion, gold jewellery as well as cash for gold nuggets.  You may have this kind of gold at home or, you could go out and find it yourself……by panning for gold.

Gold in New Zealand was first discovered in the 1830s in the Coromandel but we didn’t get on the gold-mining map until the 1850s and 60s with a big gold discovery in Otago.

Much of the gold was in hard rock but some gold could be found in river gravel.  That’s why so many men flocked to New Zealand at that time to try and make their fortune with gold – all they needed to pan gold was a pick, a shovel and a gold pan.

And, believe it or not, there is still some gold left.  The bulk of the gold has gone (the gold rush in the 1860s and 70s took care of that) but you never know, you could stumble across an untapped piece of river, strike it lucky and get enough cash for your gold to retire.

So, how do you pan for gold?  It takes a little practice, but panning for gold is a fairly simple process.  Continue reading

EzyCash Gold Buyers
Phone: (09) 570 1511
Fax: (09) 570 1527
ezycash@xtra.co.nz

30B Jellicoe Road
Panmure, Auckland East