Stuff You Should Know
Stuff You Should Know
iHeartRadio
SYSK Selects: How Gold Works
52 minutes Posted Mar 7, 2020 at 2:00 am.
0:00
52:02
Download MP3
Show notes

As of early 2013, only 161,00 metric tons of gold had been mined in the entire history of the world. Considering about 85 percent of it is recycled, there's a decent chance your jewelry may once have been part of an Incan headdress or Mycenaean face mask. Dive in to gold in this classic episode.

Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers