Why is gold found with black sand?

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Alan Vandervort asked a question: Why is gold found with black sand?
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Date created: Thu, Jun 17, 2021 11:48 PM
Date updated: Thu, Jun 30, 2022 6:06 AM

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Black sand is composed of a mix of iron-group metals: Hematite and Magnetite… Black sand can also be a byproduct in operations that mine zinc, copper, and other metals. Gold ore and black sand are commonly found together, so prospectors often start their searches in areas with lots of black sand.

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