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salvaging gold from old electronics | hackaday

salvaging gold from old electronics | hackaday

Nov 19, 2013 · For three months of collecting, stripping, and dissolving electronic parts, [Josehf] netted 576.5 grains of gold, or at current prices, about $1500 worth of the best conductor available

chart: mining gold from e-waste | statista

chart: mining gold from e-waste | statista

Dec 19, 2017 · Mining Gold From E-Waste ... The International Telecommunications Union (ITU) estimates that all waste from electronic devices worldwide could be …

old electronics could be more profitable than literal gold

old electronics could be more profitable than literal gold

Forget panning for gold or extracting copper ore. A new study shows that recovering metals from discarded electronics, a process known as urban mining, is far less expensive than mining them the

gold recovery : 8 steps (with pictures) - instructables

gold recovery : 8 steps (with pictures) - instructables

Keep in mind that outdated electronics are likelier to produce parts with a high enough level of gold to make the procedure worthwhile. This is the gold I collected in a bucket over three months. Sort the gold into circuits that need cleaning, gold plated parts, gold plated pins, gold fingers, and solid gold …

how to remove gold from circuit boards: 12 steps (with

how to remove gold from circuit boards: 12 steps (with

Oct 01, 2020 · Many electronic devices contain a small amount of gold, especially on the circuit board. This is because gold is a highly efficient conductor (better than copper) and it does not corrode, ensuring therefore that no interruption occurs in transmitting voltages and currents needed to run the device

making gold green: new non-toxic method for mining gold

making gold green: new non-toxic method for mining gold

May 14, 2013 · The new process also can be used to extract gold from consumer electronic waste. Current methods for gold recovery involve the use of highly poisonous cyanides, often leading to contamination of the environment. Nearly all gold-mining companies use this toxic gold leaching process to sequester the precious metal

how start-up mint innovation is mining scrap gadgets for

how start-up mint innovation is mining scrap gadgets for

May 18, 2021 · A record 53.6 million tonnes of electronic waste was generated worldwide in 2019, according to the UN’s Global E-waste Monitor 2020. The raw materials in this e-waste were worth around $57 billion - with iron, copper, and gold contributing most to this value. But only a sixth of that value ($10 billion) is recovered in an environmentally

how much money can you make mining with your gaming pc?

how much money can you make mining with your gaming pc?

Jan 19, 2018 · The second thing is, for me, what makes NiceHash so appealing. Your hashrate -- or the power at which your GPU can mine -- is always being directed to what the most popular crypto coin is

how to mine precious metals in your home - bbc future

how to mine precious metals in your home - bbc future

Apr 07, 2020 · The metal from six million mobile phones and almost 72,000 tonnes of waste electronics was extracted to make around 5,000 gold, silver and bronze Olympic medals

how gold is mined from electronic waste using microbes

how gold is mined from electronic waste using microbes

May 19, 2021 · A New Zealand startup is using microbes that absorb metals to extract gold from old circuit boards. The company's founders say their process is cleaner and safer than common e-waste mining methods. They hope getting precious metals from e-waste will encourage countries to process the waste locally. See more stories on Insider's business page

extracting gold from electronics - old phone, appliances

extracting gold from electronics - old phone, appliances

A total of 32 kg of gold, 3,500 kg of silver and 2,200 kg of copper were extracted from all the collected household appliances. It is the first attempt in the history of the Olympics to produce medals using metals extracted from small electronic devices such as used mobile phones

how to extract gold from electronics - gallery | ebaum's world

how to extract gold from electronics - gallery | ebaum's world

Nov 23, 2013 · The Borax Method is a technique of artisanal gold mining, with its basis in the principle that borax reduces the melting point of all minerals, including precious metals like gold. The melting point of gold is 1063 730C, which is a higher temperature than can be obtained by cheap torches and burners

recycling of gold from electronics: cost-effective use

recycling of gold from electronics: cost-effective use

With over 300 tonnes of gold used in electronics each year, end-of-life electronic equipment offers an important recycling potential for the secondary supply of gold. With gold concentrations reaching 300-350 g/t for mobile phone handsets and 200-250 g/t for computer circuit boards, this “urban mine” is significantly richer than what is available in primary ores

mining gold from e-waste, the cmet way - the hindu

mining gold from e-waste, the cmet way - the hindu

May 01, 2013 · You can now strike gold from e-waste. Using technology, it is possible to recycle gold worth lakhs of rupees from junked computer monitors, …

the edge of extraction: inside the global mining chemicals

the edge of extraction: inside the global mining chemicals

Oct 19, 2016 · Gold standard: using hydrogen peroxide to extract gold from electronics. Using hydrogen peroxide and hydrochloric acid to extract gold from used electronics is a developing field that has the potential to gain traction among enthusiasts, academics and the mining industry

how much gold is in smartphones and computers? | dell

how much gold is in smartphones and computers? | dell

Mar 20, 2013 · UPDATE: In January 2018, Dell announced an industry-first pilot to reuse gold from e-waste in millions of new motherboards including Latitude 5285 2-in-1. This post originally appeared in 2013 on the PowerMore site – a publication by Dell for news and analysis on technology, business and gadget-geek culture

wheres the harm - electronics takeback

wheres the harm - electronics takeback

Mining for metals used in electronics is also extremely wasteful. For example, 80 tons of waste are generated from producing just one ounce of gold. A November 2012 story in Mother Jones magazine reveals that mining rare earth elements, used in all of our smart phones, requires extractors to separate them from the radioactive elements thorium and uranium, with which they are always found

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