- gold in smartphone
- It is not used unnecessarily
- Before you throw away the phone, you should also know
New Delhi. New Delhi. Most of the people have some old mobile phones and tablets. But few people know how much precious metal they have. For example, did you know that it takes only 41 mobile phones to recover 1 gram of gold? If you do not know, then let us tell you that every smartphone contains a small amount of pure gold.
Smartphones consist of about 60 different elements – including not only gold but also copper and silver. All three are good conductors of electricity, and the circuit usually has a thin layer of gold. Because it does not corrode and therefore ensures a durable connection.
The amount of gold used in smartphones is very less. This gold is used in the circuit of the smartphone. If you think that you can extract gold from your old smartphone, then it is not at all because the process of extracting it is quite complicated and it can be done only by professionals. Due to less quantity, you will not know how many smartphones you will need to extract one to 2 grams of gold, so if you are thinking that you will be able to extract gold from your smartphone, then it is not possible.
Special chemicals are used to extract gold from smartphones and this process also takes a lot of time. After going through several steps, gold comes out of the smartphone. This process is very lengthy and you cannot even get information about it because only a few professionals are fully aware of it. If you are thinking that your smartphone is a gold mine then it is not so at all. If the price of gold present in your smartphone is taken out, then it will be between 50 to ₹ 100. Gold worth more than this is not in any smartphone.