Ticker Symbol: GYST 

Gold Mining Company

Gold mining companies set out to reinvigorate the journey that hopeful Americans began in the mid 19th century during the famous California Gold Rush—the promise of finding something intrinsically valuable, useful, and lasting.

With current economic woes, gold mine companies tap into the Earth to reveal gold and other natural deposits for which there is a demand. This creates jobs, economic stimulation, and investment opportunities.

A gold mining company can utilize many different methods to extract elements from the Earth, including panning (the old fashioned way), sluicing, dredging, and using a cradle. There are handful of large gold mining corporations in the world, and many smaller mining companies. Some individuals even try their luck at finding gold on their own.

Gold is one of the rarest elements found in the Earth, and this is what makes it so valuable, and also what sparks the sense of adventure and challenge for those who seek it. Gold mining companies are most likely to find gold in North America, South America, Australia, and South Africa (where most of the world’s gold comes from). There is a demand for gold all over the world, but India has the greatest, buying about 25% of the world’s gold.

Do you know how many uses there are for gold? After gold mining companies extract and refine this precious element from the Earth’s crust, it is sold around the world and used for a myriad of purposes, including money, investing, jewelry and art, medicine, electronics, and even food and drink. If you’ve ever seen gold flakes atop a pastry or in a cocktail, yes, it was real—and totally safe for consumption in this form.

Gold is malleable, beautiful, and comes in a range of colors, making it great for so many uses.

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