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reply to post by zorgon
BTW according to Sitchin in "End of Days" Nibiru is NOT coming till 2900... well after we are all dead and no one left to question it
Originally posted by Camilo1
There are minerals in our solar system that are more valuable and have more uses than gold. (just ask Zorgon).
Originally posted by Lucid Lunacy
I assume for the sake of this theory that the aliens were mining gold for it's use in electronics. Is platinum used for this purpose as widely as gold?
Originally posted by zorgon
Originally posted by undo
of course, this could be wrong as well.
Don't forget all the gold Platinum, Plutonium and other good stuff NASA et al is blasting into space daily..
But if you want to find some gold... just leach it out of the oceans
Seawater contains vast quantities of dissolved gold, perhaps as much as 10 trillion dollars (US) worth, though in dilute concentrations.
Even at the conservative estimates of 10 ppt of gold in seawater, there is a great deal of gold in solution in the oceans. Humankind has unearthed perhaps a total of 3.3 billion ounces of gold over the course of history, an amount equivalent To a cube of gold 55 feet on a side (Dworetzky 1988), but the sea water of the Earth's oceans contain about 25 billion ounces of gold (Burk 1989).
HEY since the Ocean is international waters... maybe that's why all those UFO's are buzzing around the oceans
[edit on 7-10-2008 by zorgon]
In the 2,900 cubic kms of Eros, there is more aluminium, gold, silver, zinc and other base and precious metals than have ever been excavated in history or indeed, could ever be excavated from the upper layers of the Earth's crust.