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5 Facts about Gold this St. Patrick's Day

Interesting facts you may not know about gold

facts about gold for kids

Leprechauns aren't the only ones that love gold! Check out these
5 wacky facts about GOLD just in time for Saint Patrick's Day.

Check out our list of festive St. Patrick's Day events HERE.

1. Gold is a good conductor of electricity and heat.

2. Injectable gold has been proven to help reduce pain and swelling in patients suffering from tuberculosis and rheumatoid arthritis.

3. Over the last 100 years South Africa has been the biggest producer of gold. In recent times however it has been surpassed by China.

4. Academy Award, Olympic and Nobel Prize winners all receive golden items in recognition of their achievement.

5. The Egyptian pharaoh Tutankhamun’s famous burial mask was made from gold.