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Postby Marsbar » Fri Aug 25, 2017 1:08 am

The Bank of England Vaults contain lots of bullion… lots and lots and lots. The second oldest central bank in the world is obviously off limits to the public, as it contains hundreds of thousands of gold bars.

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The floor space over this vault covers a region about the size of the third-tallest building in London (Tower 42). The keys to open the vault door are a whopping 3 FEET LONG!

The gold deposits in the vault are estimated to hold a value of 156 billion pounds, making it one of the largest gold reserves in the world. It’s sort of like its own state, since the person in charge of the Bank of England is referred to as Governor.
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Re: Gold Gold Gold

Postby Marsbar » Fri Aug 25, 2017 1:18 am

....and then there is this.....

Located in the northwest territories of Canada, this 190 mile (300 kilometers) wide region produces 3,100 lbs (1400 kg) of diamonds a year!

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A massive scar left on the earth’s crust in order to provide society a stone that holds so much importance.
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