How to Melt Down 22K Gold?

Answer With a steady touch of fire, 22K gold can be melted down and re-purposed to create a new piece of jewelry or ornamental art. The fine gold powders and small nuggets found by prospecting hobbyists c... Read More »

Top Q&A For: How to Melt Down 22K Gold

Is it legal to melt down gold coins that are not minted in the U.S.?

There are no current restrictions on melting down gold coins minted outside the U.S. However, there are laws currently in place that restrict the melting of U.S.-minted gold coins, as well as expo... Read More »

How to Melt Gold?

Melting gold is especially useful for casting gold items or pouring gold ingots from scrap gold. The important thing is to obtain the right equipment, and use it safely.

How to Melt Gold Ore?

Gold ore is a rock that includes particles of the element gold. The ore can have many different mineral makeups, and is not normally melted down itself. The gold it contains, however is extracted b... Read More »

How hot does it have to be to melt gold?

Pure gold has a melting point of 1,947.52 degrees F. The temperature must be increased to 5,173 degrees before gold will boil. Non-pure gold, such as 10K or 18K gold is mixed with other metals to m... Read More »