Gold Geoscience Australia
gold, like iron, copper, lead and tin is a metal. gold is the only yellow metal and is chemically very stable. this is why gold is often found with quartz. these are known as primary gold deposits and to extract the gold the rock containing the veins of gold has to be dug up crushed and processed. the processing of gold ore sep 23, 2020 the mining sector covers the extraction and processing of metals and mineral ores and deposits, including coal, copper, iron, limestone, nickel, precious metals, potash, uranium, diamonds, minerals, rare earth elements, and much more. the mining platform identifies mine type and mining method.