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Brazil develops tool to identify origin of gold

Brazil is designing a new tool to identify the origin of gold mined in the country, which will help buyers find the source of origin of the mineral, allowing them to differentiate legal gold from illegal gold, which is one of the causes of deforestation in the Amazon.

The Brazilian Mining Institute (Ibram) and the University of São Paulo (USP) announced Thursday the creation of the Platform for Responsible Gold Purchasing (PCRO), which will offer service in Portuguese and English on the Internet to identify the origin of Brazilian gold.

"The system allows us to separate legal gold from . . .

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