As the inescapable Shrek soundtrack from 2001 wisely stated, “all that glitters is gold, only shooting stars break the mold.”

Time to be that shooting star—prove yourself to be a true gold guru in our latest quiz!

Do you think you know gold? Determine fact from fiction and put your knowledge of gold and gold recovery to the test with Gold Mythbusters! Our series of true or false questions will challenge all but the most dedicated gold enthusiasts. 

As always, for any questions regarding mineral or gold recovery, don’t hesitate to reach out to our mineral processing experts for assistance. Best of luck—and be sure to keep an eye on our social media channels for future quizzes!

Gold Guru Quiz

The melting point of Gold is 1,064.43°C.
The California Gold Rush began in 1884.
The top gold-producing country in the world is Russia.
Gold is the most malleable metal in the world.
An operating gold mine will typically function for 10-20 years.
Present-day Olympic Gold Medals are only made with 2 grams of gold.
The word “carat,” originated from the seeds of a Carob tree.
Scientists believe that gold came from space.
The three main types of gold deposits are Refractory Gold, Sulphide-Associated Gold, and Free-Milling Gold.
High G-force centrifugal concentrators are designed to improve the efficiency of coarse AND fine gold recovery.
Sepro has 3 different gravity concentrators for gold recovery: the Falcon A, the Falcon B, and the Falcon C.
Gold Guru Quiz
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