"Gold leaf" trees discovered in the A...

"Gold leaf" trees discovered in the Australian outback

There are 3 comments on the Gizmag story from Oct 23, 2013, titled "Gold leaf" trees discovered in the Australian outback. In it, Gizmag reports that:

Scientists from Australia's Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation have discovered that eucalyptus trees in the Australian outback are drawing up gold particles from deep underground through their root system and depositing the precious metal in their leaves and branches.

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prince

Adelaide, Australia

#1 Oct 23, 2013
Thats how good Australia gold grows on trees here
Good Aussies

Sweden

#2 Oct 23, 2013
...and they said money doesn't grow on trees.

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Since: Jan 11

Australia

#3 Oct 24, 2013
Considering the role played by soil in nourishing all life forms it stands to reason that traces of anything in the soil can find its way into not only plants but also animals.

I came across a similar article reporting that gold can sometimes be found in Kangaroo droppings, making our furry mascot a potential prospecting ally.:)

Here is one such report:

http://tinyurl.com/mzg7eg7

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