Gold is an extremely precious metal which is used for making utensils, coins and ornaments etc. the piece of the import and export of things are determined by the price of gold.The use of gold is centuries old. God has been so dear and valuable to man that all through the ages, he has undertaken long and hazardous journeys in search of it.
. Gold is the king of all the metals in the world and several wars have been fought in the world in pursuit of it. Gold is generally found in alluvial sands and metamorphic rocks. South Africa is the largest producers of gold in the world. In the year 2003, the amount of gold extracted from the mines was 259 million kilograms out of which 123 million kilograms are in circulation, 32 million kilograms are in the central banks while 91 million kilograms have been preserved in the homes in the form of ornaments and coins.
Uses of gold
- Electronics industry
- Rocker building
- Tele-communication industry