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12 Surprising Facts You Never Knew About Gold

There are different metals in the world. Some of them are famous for their outlook and sustainability. Some of the precious metals are gold, silver, platinum, copper, etc. Usually, they found in the mine. The amount of gold and other metals is limited in the world, so they are precious, and people love to collect them. Among all the metals, gold is the popular one. The popularity of gold is not a new thing, from the beginning of the civilization, people love gold. There are different platforms to sell and buy golds. Gold Crude Research is one of them. There are so many surprising facts about gold.There are so many surprising facts about gold. Here I am going to share some of them.

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1. Naming

Have you ever though why call this metal as gold and how the name has come? The world gold originates from an English word which is "gaol”. The meaning of this word is yellow. Because of the outlook for gold, people named it as gold.

2. Total Amount of Gold / Via

We know that gold comes from mines. But most of the people doesn’t know how much gold has already extracted by human. The amount of gold that has mined by human is 161,000 tons. Though a this is a significant number, but most of the golds are reserved in banks.

3. Gold Mine Locations

Is there any particular region for gold mines? You will be surprised to know that on every continent, there is at least one gold mine. That means gold mines are in all over the world.

5. Water to Gold

Have you ever imagined that water can turn into gold? Yes, you have heard right. Earthquake turn water into gold. This is a natural process. Human can’t do it without the help of nature.

6. Gold in Tree / Via

Maybe you don’t know that gold is also available in some trees. In the Eucalyptus trees, there is a small amount of gold. Though there is gold in the tree, but it is not possible to collect gold from the tree.

7. Gold in Electronics

In almost every electronic device, there is a small amount of gold. In personal computers, the amount is significant. But, if you want to collect gold from personal computers, it is not possible.

8. How Much Place Needed to Store all the Gold / Via

You can store all the gold in three Olympic swimming pool. Do you think the amount is small? Though in naked eyes, this is small, but actually it is a huge amount.

9. Gold in Wedding Ring

In most of the countries, people use gold to make a wedding ring. That is why, every day, 6 milligrams of gold are lost from the world. This amount of gold never turn into the market because people never sell the wedding ring.

11. Carat

We all know that the purity of gold calculated by carat. Most of the people know that gold can be 20, 22 or 24 carats. But there is also 0, 12, 14, 18 carats gold is available in the world. Usually these golds use with the pure 24 carat gold to make ornaments.

12. Left Gold in the Earth / Via

People have succeeded to discover only a small amount of gold of the earth. There is still a large amount of gold is available on the earth. You can coat earth’s entire surface to a depth of 1.5 feet with the total amount of gold.

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