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Unformatted text preview: 1. New art forms, churches were decorated with gold and silver. 2. Rise of merchant class and end of feudalism 3. Gold worked for jewelry decoration, and valuable coins. 4. Silver provided the means to coins the large amounts of low-value coins needed for everyday transactions. 5. In 50 years the amount of gold and silver in Europe tripled. What country is the world’s major producer of gold? Of silver? Gold: South Africa Silver: Mexico What are some major uses of gold? Personal anormant, monetary, gold leaf, electronics, other special uses (put it on windows reflects cosmic radiation so it won’t get through.) What is this country’s leading state for the production of gold? Of silver? Gold: Nevada Silver: Nevada...
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This note was uploaded on 01/27/2012 for the course GEOL 1420 taught by Professor Wagner during the Fall '10 term at Texas State.
- Fall '10