Where Was Gold First Discovered?

Answer

Gold is a chemical element with a symbol Au. It was first discovered in New South Wales at Bathurst in the year 1815. Later in the same year, it was discovered in Victoria at Bendigo and Ballarat. Gold has been a valuable and highly sought after precious metal for jewellery, coinage and other arts.
1 Additional Answer
Gold is in the Earth and it is located all over the globe. Gold was used by the Ancient Egyptians and other societies. Some history has the first discovery of gold dating back to 400AD. You can find more information here: http://www.goldipedia.gold.org/history_and_culture/
Q&A Related to "Where Was Gold First Discovered?"
Gold has been used for decoration and jewelry since before the birth of Christ. There have been many "major" discoveries in modern times, such as the California gold Rush.
http://answers.ask.com/Society/History/where_was_g...
: We know that the ancient Egyptians used it up to 2000-2500 BC, because it was found in many of their burial sites but the exact date and location cannot be determined because the
http://wiki.answers.com/Q/When_and_where_was_gold_...
1. Rub the mineral across the plate. Look at the color of the streak left on the surface: if it's black you have iron pyrite or another mineral, if it's yellow you have gold. 2. Push
http://www.ehow.com/how_6304594_tell-discovered-go...
The discovery of element gold, as well as silver, are attributed to ancient
http://www.chacha.com/question/when-was-the-elemen...
Explore this Topic
Gold was first discovered in Coloma California by John A. Sutter and James Marshal in 1848 while they were building a saw mill. James was getting his water from ...
It is hard to determined where gold was first discovered since its discovery cannot be credited to one individual. However, California had a big godlrush in the ...
Man has known about and valued gold since ancient times, but no one actually remembers exactly how it was discovered or by whom it was discovered. ...
About -  Privacy -  AskEraser  -  Careers -  Ask Blog -  Mobile -  Help -  Feedback © 2014 Ask.com