Twelve interesting facts about gold you didn’t know

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Since ancient times, gold is the symbol of wealth, people are always fascinated with it. Let’s find these interesting gold facts.

1. The word “gold” derives from “Gelo” which is an old English word, means yellow.

gold embroidery thread

2. Gold is very soft by comparison with other metals, it even can be made into embroidery thread.

Gold vending machine

3. The first gold vending machine was located in the Emirates Palace Hotel in Abu Dhabi in 2010. Now Gold vending machine has been introduced into Britain, the United States, Germany and several other countries.

edible gold

4. Gold can be eaten, it is real. The edible gold is made of high purity gold, just put it in food or beverages then you can eat.  Attention! Not all gold can be eaten, and don’t have a try, you can buy more beef at the same cost.

injection of liquid gold

5. Gold has medicinal value, for example injection of liquid gold can relieve the pain of rheumatoid arthritis. Obviously, it can’t be widely popularized.

6. The Earth’s oceans contain the vast quantities of gold, nearly 20 million tons, but the concentration is very low, so it’s difficult to exploit. The Earth core even has 1.6 quadrillion tons of gold, exploiting them is impossible.

3 thoughts on “Twelve interesting facts about gold you didn’t know

  1. When gas powered automobiles started coming around, I’m sure those were pretty inconvenient (not like there was a gas station on every corner right off the bat) and expensive compared to the alternatives. The Volt is hopefully the first step of many into making electric car driving practical, affordable and efficient. Nobody is expecting everybody out there to jump on the bandwagon, but I think focusing on the progress is just as important as focusing on the deficiencies

  2. – – -« Je ne fais pourtant de tort à personne,En suivant les ch’mins qui n’mènent pas à Rome,Mais les brav’s gens n’aiment pas queL’on suive une autre route qu’eux… »

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