How big is one ounce of gold?

Answer A one-ounce gold bullion coin such as the U.S. gold eagle contains alloys; the size is thus larger than if it was pure gold. One-ounce gold bars are usually 99.9 percent pure, and 1 5/8 inches by 1... Read More »

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What is the value of one Troy ounce of gold?

One Troy ounce of gold, which equals 31.1 grams, is valued at about $1,230, as of May, 2010. In the year previous to May 2010, the value of one Troy ounce of gold ranged from a low of $909 to a hi... Read More »

What is the mass of one ounce of gold?

Gold density or molecular mass is not relevant to this question. Mass measures how much "stuff" is in a sample. Weight is the gravitational force on a sample. On a heavier planet, gold with a mass ... Read More »

How far can an ounce of gold be stretched?

Gold has always been a sought after metal because of its extreme malleability and ductility. A thin wire more than five miles in length can be formed from only one ounce of gold. Three tons a year ... Read More »

When did gold reach $700 per ounce?

The price of gold reached more than $700 per ounce for the first time on January 16, 1980, when it was valued at $760. More recently gold reached $701 per ounce on September 7, 2007, and has stayed... Read More »