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Getting rid of mercury in Gold Jewellery

First published in The Ecologist Nov 2014.

The challenge is clear.

Over the 20 odd years that I have worked as an ethical jeweller, I can honestly say that the most disturbing practice I have continually witnessed has been the use of liquid mercury by small-scale miners to extract the tiny particles of gold that can be found in crushed rock. 1,383 more words

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