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Trillions of dollars worth of gold is stashed in the ocean

12-21-2021

Trillions of dollars worth of gold is stashed in the ocean Today’s Video of the Day from the American Chemical Society describes all of the methods that could potentially be used to remove gold from the ocean.

According to ACS, there is approximately 700 trillion dollars worth of gold in seawater. Ultimately, however, it would cost more to extract the gold than it is worth. 

Video Credit: ACS

By Chrissy Sexton, Earth.com Staff Writer

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