Sunday , 16 June 2024

Gold

31 Incredible Facts About Gold

As we documented in our extensive Gold Series, gold has been used as a monetary metal for thousands of years... It’s the most malleable and ductile metal, and it doesn’t tarnish or corrode. Over time, these properties have helped people to associate gold with concepts such as immortality or royalty. Even today, people are still finding new uses for gold that are impressive in their own right. For example, scientists recently discovered a gold alloy that is four times tougher than titanium. The following infographic puts the rich history of gold into perspective.

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