To extract only 0.01 ounces of gold, mining companies need to:
- Remove and destroy a ton of ground.
A gold ring only (under 28 grams) yields:
- 3 tons of rock (3000 kg) 20 tons of debris left.
- Every kilo of gold consumed 380,000 liters of pure water.
Other cultures do it with wood rings, tattoos finger rings, stainless steel (for more abundant in nature and pollute less) …