If you can get past the fact that everything wants to kill you, it's also where you'll find the purest gold and gold nuggets in the world, with an average purity of around 93-98%. Some legendary nuggets from this country have been known to have a purity of over 99%!
How much does an ounce of gold really weigh? What's the difference between an ounce and a troy ounce? Did you know a troy ounce has more grams?
We know that gold found in nature isn't 100% pure. But the good news is testing the purity of your gold can be cheap, easy and fun. And you can do it right from your home! So in this guide we're going to give you four ways you can test the purity of your gold. Two of these methods can be done at home, and two can be done with the help of a professional.
Gold nuggets, also known as placer gold, are never 100% pure. A nugget can be as low as 50% pure gold or as high as 95%. Read our guide!
Are "Karats" different from "Carats" and how pure are common jewelry alloys? What is considered investment-grade gold purity? How pure is the gold found naturally in the ground? And which country has the purest nuggets? These charts are all about gold purity!
We're inviting 20 people to join us on this all-inclusive trip to Nome, Alaska to mine gold with Emily Riedel at AKAU Gold Camp in the summer of 2023! Prospect gold on historic gold rush claims and get an exclusive tour of the Eroica gold dredge operation! Book fast - there are only a few spots left.
What is placer gold? Isn't gold just gold? Placer gold is the type of gold you see them mining for on popular tv shows and is different from lode gold.
Everyone has a theory as to how gold made its way into the Bering Sea. We assembled the most likely and most outrageous ones for you!
As gold miners ourselves, we can tell you the three main ways gold diggers like us sell their gold. Usually it's a question of how much do they need cash and how honest they want to be. Speaking of, don't tell the IRS about #1...