Shopkeepers watch out the window of a jewelry store in Hong Kong.
Gold is highly valued and extremely malleable. One ounce can be spread out over 100 square feet. It is too soft and too scarce for most uses. Almost ninety percent of gold is used for adornment or money.
- RANDY OLSON
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- The Price of GOLD_National Geographic magazine_1/2009