Gold comes from outerspace

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    Interesting show about gold on "HOw the EArth was made" on history channel last night with some things I didn't know about.

    First off, gold was deposited in little particles all over the earth when the earth was being formed from an exploding star. It can't react with anything other than other gold particles. There essenitially gold everywhere, but deposits of gold that have come together is what many people have mined. Gets deposited in curves on river banks, and near fissure in the earth where hot water/magma come up. Pretty cool

    so anybody who has gold, that gold has not been changed for millions and millions of years.
     
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    Canada sure won alot of Gold.
     
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    US sure won a lot of medals
     
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    Nickel seemed to come from Asteroid impacts.
     
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    but those medals won't last millions and millions of years.
     
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    How about the mining of asteroids for Gold and nickel, does that fit in this thread or should it be a separate thread?
     
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    Fits right in. Only problem is getting the results of that mining down without making an awfully big hole.
     
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    We won the Olympics!
     
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    so when's the next Gold star due to pop?
     
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    Is there any element on Earth that didn't come from outer space ?
     

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