Scientists find gold locked in minerals

Scientists at Curtin University, based in Western Australia, are using the new Geoscience Atom Probe facility to study mineral deposits containing locked resources of gold in refractory ores

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Synchrotron XFM RGB images of an arsenopyrite aggregate

Curtin WA School of Mines research associate in applied geology Dr Denis Fougerouse and fellow researchers have found metallic gold nanoparticles only a few nanometres in diameter within the mineral