Bacteria Producing Gold Nuggets (IMAGE) Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg Caption <i>C. metallidurans</i> can produce small gold nuggets. Credit American Society for Microbiology Usage Restrictions Use with appropriate credit for covering the research. License Licensed content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.