Gold from Troy, Poliochni and Ur found to have the same origin by Universitaet Tübingen.

June 6, 2023

Hair ornaments, a pin, necklaces and a torque, were among the total 26 gold objects that have been studied by the international team of researchers. The gold in objects from Troy, Poliochni (a settlement on the island of Lemnos which lies roughly 60 kilometers away…Read More

How can you test if gold is pure? Some methods are more destructive than others.

May 14, 2023

As recent revelations about the Perth Mint have shown, gold buyers and sellers take purity very seriously. Questions have been raised over impurities found in some A$9 billion worth of gold sold to the Shanghai Gold Exchange. While the gold reportedly met the industry standard…Read More

Eureka! After California’s Heavy Rains, Gold Seekers Are Giddy.

April 22, 2023

The mother lode of winter storms has sent water blasting through rock crevices and rivers in the Sierra Nevada, leading to more glittering discoveries by prospectors. PLACERVILLE,Cali.-Albert Fausel spends his days at the family hardware store sorting through boxes of bolts and pacing the old,…Read More