5 Golden Facts About Gold

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Since about 1500 AD, there has been an estimated total of 100,000 tons of gold that have been mined.

Gold is an expensive, rare and everlasting metal, it’s a chemical element with the symbol Au and atomic number 79.

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Gold never breaks down or gets ruined, so it is frequently melted down and recycled into new items as the years pass.

Since about 1500 AD, there has been an estimated total of 100,000 tons of gold that have been mined.

Because gold is so soft, it is frequently combined with other kinds of metals when it is made into jewelry.

Out of all the nations of the world, India is the one that consumes the most gold in a given year.

Fort Knox, in Kentucky, currently contains nearly 150 million ounces of gold, as well as various valuable collectibles.

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