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Kiteman (author)2013-02-22

Only a tiny fraction of the matetial you retrieved is gold, and none of it was in a useful state - you won't even be able to sell it.

To retrieve the gold properly is a very hazardous process, involving hideously strong acids with highly toxic fumes, and should not be tried at home, and not even in a lab, unless you have training in the proper handling of such substances.

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Railes (author)Kiteman2014-02-28

I have detailed a instructable which makes this process safe, although, it is still dangerous and has many hazards present, some of which wont manifest for years after making a mistake..

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Vitaly_L_E (author)2013-02-22

Salvage gold from cellphone circuits and lose health. Do not do this work, it is dangerous.He-he.....The mobile phone has about 0.002 grams of gold.

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Cometeer (author)Vitaly_L_E2013-09-11

I agree. Salvaging electronics for metals is detrimental to your health.

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Tawhid K (author)2013-02-22

i never talk on my videos because i don't want to reveal my identity

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Tawhid K (author)2013-02-22

i am not a proffesional. i am only 14

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clay7185 (author)2013-02-21

thats generally gold plating not pure so to turn it in for money you need to separate it from the circuit board or whatever it is plated on to

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lowky (author)2013-02-21

comments during the video would be helpful, identifying which components are gold, if any of the other components are useful, etc.

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