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Gold Facts:

An ounce of gold can be hammered into a square sheet 100 feet on each side or drawn into a wire that would stretch 5 miles.

Gold is so dense in volume that the total amount ever mined could be contained in a cube measuring 62 feet on each side. The total amount of gold ever mined is 4.2 billion ounces. Number includes production through 1996, information from The Gold Institute.