green gold


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green gold

[′grēn ¦gōld]
(metallurgy)
A greenish alloy of gold obtained by using silver, silver and cadmium, or silver and copper as the alloying metal.
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Our fathers left us green gold in these black days of ours.
I remember one of the experts we sought advice from saying it was green gold, and it is.
In the meantime, thin shards of leftover gems are scattered up and down the mountainside--too small for mining companies to bother with but valuable nonetheless--and soiled hands keep digging for their tiny slice of Colombia's green gold.
Its intention is to have the two brand names, Pure African Gold (RA) and Green Gold, stamped on jewellery made from South African gold.
Additions over the centuries include the southern tower, erected in 1713, and a new choir of carved stone over the entrance door, constructed at the beginning of this century, as the cathedral harvested some of the fruits from Yucatan's green gold, as henequen was called.
The government of Guyana has expressed its strong interest in introducing green gold technology in the country to confront the growing environmental damage and negative health issues associated with the use of mercury while at the same time increasing gold production and revenues.
Empowering herders to collectively manage grazing resources is one of the main objectives of the Green Gold project, dedicated to the preservation of grazing areas, which are the green gold of Mongolia.