11.12.2012 - Gold bullion at the Bank of England
What does 197 billion ($315 billion) in gold bullion look like? Chemistry Professor Martyn Poliakoff and videojournalist Brady Haran visitied a gold bullion-filled vault at the Bank of England and give us all a look. Gold is one of those elements that I've often wondered about. Sure, gold is wonderful because it is pretty and easy to work with, it's an excellent conductor of heat and electricity and yet, it doesn't tarnish, rust or corrode. And purified, its colour is distinctive amongst the elements. But none of these properties are unique...............................................Full Article: Source
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