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GOLD. A metal used in making money, or coin. It is pure when the metal is unmixed with any other. Standard gold, is gold mixed with some other metal, called alloy. Vide Money.

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Chirita's client base is 90 percent international, and he adapts his wares to the tastes of Chinese clients who tend to go for shinier finishes, or Gulf buyers who prefer mat gold.
A NOTORIOUS gangster once charged with handling the stolen Brink's Mat gold has been jailed for money laundering.
Noye, now 67, who was also linked to the Brink's MAT gold heist in the 1980s, stabbed Stephen to death during a furious row on a slip road of the M25 in Kent in May 1996.