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Five facts about Gold you did know before

Here are a few facts about Gold we bet you did not know before,

Earthquakes turn water into gold

According to the claim of new study, those Earthquakes turn the water into gold. This was proved through the model that water in faults vaporizes during the earthquake depositing gold. The mechanism behind this fact is that when earthquake strikes, the cracks in the Earth appears and water filled inside the cracks pushing gold out of it.

Human body contains gold

Yes, it is one of the most interesting facts of Gold. The human body has some composition of Gold and mostly it is present in blood. While it is not the main ingredient but it can be found knocking inside our body. An average 70 kg human being consists of almost 0.229 mf of gold.


It is a common fact that Gold is discovered since the ancient times. But the unknown one is that Gold is discovered on every 7 continents of the Earth. Means, it is available in every continent including Europe, Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Australia and even in Antarctica.

Gold is edible

Yes, you have heard it right. Since 24 –karat gold is soft and fragile, it is most edible. Whether you are eating the gold leaves or flakes, all have some taste of silver which is inert. Sometimes, edible gold can be harmful for the human beings as it can be toxic due to the presence of copper.

Biggest Consumer

Another interesting fact about gold is that, the largest consumer of this ornamental metal, gold is likely the country of India in the year of 2015 regaining its position from China because gold is most imported in India according to the World Gold Council in the year of 2014.