Scientists first discovered gold contained in eucalyptus leaves

Australian scientists used X-ray in the leaves of eucalyptus found traces of gold, it is believed that this is the first human in vivo found naturally occurring gold.

 

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Australian scientists used X-ray in the leaves of eucalyptus found traces of gold.

According to the British “Daily Mail” website reported on October 22, Australian scientists used X-ray in the leaves of eucalyptus found traces of gold, it is believed that this is the first human in vivo found naturally occurring gold.

Western Australia’s Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization scientists said, eucalyptus leaves gold exists is because in times of drought, eucalyptus roots in search of water drawn from the underground gold mine in a small amount of gold, then gold is transferred to the leaves.

Scientists further noted that the plant, gold is toxic, so gold is transferred to the end of the plant leaves, etc., thus reducing the destructive biochemical reactions.

In addition, the researchers said, the leaves contained a very small amount of gold, 500 gold mining area of ​​eucalyptus grown in the leaves of gold may be enough to create a wedding ring, so this discovery will not give those who seek gold belt to wealth. However, the scientists point out that this discovery helps people to be more environmentally friendly and inexpensive way to exploration of gold.

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