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Money really does grow on trees: Gold found in Eucalyptus Tree

eucalyptus goldBy Kesha West
ABC News Australia

Geoscientists in Perth have discovered gold particles in the leaves, twigs and bark of eucalyptus trees, claiming a “eureka” moment which could revolutionise gold mining.

CSIRO researchers believe the trees, sitting on top of gold deposits buried deep underground, suck up the gold in their search for moisture during times of drought.

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