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Gold - New Zealand Geographic

Interesting article from New Zealand Geographic about gold…

The onset of fever is quick. The bug goes straight in and buries deep. It can hit like flu, transmitted through words and touch. “Have a look at this,” goldsmith Rob Heydelaar said, passing a thumb-sized vial half full of rattling yellow crumbs. Some were as thin as fingernail clippings, others plump like grains of rice but misshapen, like tears of solder splattered from the iron.

I think hes dead at the moment - good article though. Thanks Gavin.