Money Doesn't Grow on Trees but Gold Leaf Does, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization Study

Published: Oct 23, 2013

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Australian researchers have found minuscule nuggets of gold hidden inside the leaves of eucalyptus trees, in a discovery they say could help prospectors discover new deposits of the precious metal. cientists from the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) made the find in the resource-rich Kalgoorlie region of Western Australia, which was the site of a major gold rush in the late 1800s.

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