TOP 10 FUN FACTS ABOUT GOLD
  
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TOP 10 FUN FACTS ABOUT GOLD



Published On: July 6, 2014, by Neat Buzz, Sarah Perez, Mississippi
Tag: About, Gold, Facts , Rating: 4.5

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Most people buy gold strictly for investment purposes, or to have for protection against an economy such as ours incase our dollar collapses. But Gold is not all about investing and protection! Believe it or not, there was actually a time when gold was fun to have and even fun to look for! However, government intervened and now it is almost a necessity to protect yourself from inflation and a flat out collapse of our country. Thats why we want to show some of the fun facts about gold! Here are ten of the top 100 interesting facts about gold that you probably never knew!



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Gold is used in window glass and astronaut helmets to reflect infrared rays while allowing sunlight to pass through, and at the same time keeping it cool.

TOP 10 FUN FACTS ABOUT GOLD
  

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Gold is chemically liquified and injected into the muscles of thousands of rheumatoid arthritis victims in the U.S., and it is said that the treatment is successful in seven out of ten cases.

TOP 10 FUN FACTS ABOUT GOLD
  

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In every cubic mile of sea water there is 25 tons of gold! Thatís a total of about 10 billion tons of gold in the oceans; however, thereís no known way to economically recover it.

TOP 10 FUN FACTS ABOUT GOLD
  

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Gold can be hammered into sheets so thin that a pile of them an inch high would contain more than 200,000 separate sheets.

TOP 10 FUN FACTS ABOUT GOLD
  

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A single ounce of gold can be drawn into a wire 60 miles long.

TOP 10 FUN FACTS ABOUT GOLD
  

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The largest gold nugget found in the U.S. weighed 195 pounds; it came from California.

TOP 10 FUN FACTS ABOUT GOLD
  

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Gold is so heavy that one cubic foot of it weighs half a ton.

TOP 10 FUN FACTS ABOUT GOLD
  

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A one-ounce gold nugget is more rare to find than a five-carat diamond.

TOP 10 FUN FACTS ABOUT GOLD
  

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All of the gold in the world could be compressed into an 18-yard cube, which is about 1/10 the mass of the Washington Monument.

TOP 10 FUN FACTS ABOUT GOLD
  

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Gold is said to be so rare that the world pours more steel in an hour than it has poured gold since time began.

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