Gold

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Many people in California figured gold was there, but it was James W. Marshall on January 24, 1848, who saw something shiny in Sutter Creek near Coloma, California.

 

The world's largest gold bar weighs 250 kg (551 lb)

Gold has been discovered on every continent on earth

Gold is edible

Earthquakes turn water into gold

The world's oceans contain nearly 20 million tons of gold