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Gold leaf in oil.
An example of the element Gold

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Gold leaf in oil.
This little bottle was sold for a few dollars in the Chicago Field Museum's gift shop, advertised as real gold. This might seem far fetched, until you realize that it's gold leaf, which is incredibly thin: There is no more than a few milligrams of gold in here despite the full appearance.
Source: Nick Mann
Contributor: Nick Mann
Acquired: 10 March, 2007
Text Updated: 12 March, 2007
Price: Donated
Size: 1"
Purity: >99%
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