The Importance of Minerals

Gold Communicates


The gold we mine is used in memory chips found in phones and in many places in the standard desktop or laptop computer. In fact, every time you type an e-mail on your computer, gold circuits relay the keyboard data to the microprocessor. The rapid and accurate transmission of digital information through the computer and from one component to another requires an efficient and reliable conductor that does not degrade over time. Gold meets these requirements better than any other metal.

Source: Geology.com


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