mat gold


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mat gold

powdered gold formed by electrolytic precipitation, compressed into strips, and sintered.

mat gold

Etymology: Fr, mat, dull; AS, geolu, yellow
a noncohesive form of pure gold. Also called crystal gold, sponge gold. See also gold foil.

mat gold

(mat gōld)
Powdered gold formed by electrolytic precipitation, compressed into strips, and sintered.
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Noye alleged that while in prison a long-term prisoner approached him and offered to swap the Brinks Mat gold for cocaine.
Noye, previously jailed for his part in the pounds 26million Brinks Mat gold bullion robbery, is currently in a high-security cell in Whitemoor prison, Cambridgeshire, and is not eligible for parole for eight years.
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