Experiment: Can You Mine Gold from Old Motherboards?

Principally used in jewelry, gold (chemical symbol Au) is also used generally in manufacturing (and by the electronics and computer industries in particular) due to its excellent thermal and electrical conductivity, resistance to oxidation, and inalterability. The computer industry uses several hundred tons (318 tons in 2003, for example) of the element every year.

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fatstarr4682d ago

Cool story. lol
pretty awesome all of that for that much gold.

GodsHand4681d ago

Yea, a gold BB!

Like the author said, not really worth it, unless you do this on a grand scale. I guess I could always ask for used computer parts, and start stripping them for gold.