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The 18 Most Expensive Materials In The World

Many people have believed that gold is one of the most valuable elements in the world for ages. This, on the other hand, is completely incorrect.

We developed a list of valuable commodities and ranked them from lowest to highest price. Let's fast forward a little: gold isn't even in the top three.

Saffron - $11 per gram

This spice is one-of-a-kind, boasting a delicious flavor as well as numerous health advantages. Saffron's flavor and therapeutic powers are unmatched by any other spice, despite its lengthy and labor-intensive production procedure.

Gold - $56 per gram

The most well-known valuable metal, without which no woman is said to be able to live. Gold has been revered since the dawn of time, and everything beautiful is unavoidably compared to it.

Rhodium - $58 per gram

Platinum is a platinum group metal that is highly uncommon. To give you a sense of scale, one ton of earth crust contains around 0.001g of rhodium.

Platinum - $60 per gram

This is a rare and valuable metal with a silvery steel appearance. It's very resistant to acids, alkalis, and other chemicals, just like gold.

Methamphetamine - $100 per gram

Breaking Bad's heroes were preparing something similar. It's against the law, and you'd be wise to avoid seeing it in person. Ever.

Rhinoceros's horn - $110 per gram

Despite the fact that rhino horn has no therapeutic benefits, it is nonetheless prized for this attribute and for making excellent knife handles. Poor rhinos are already on the danger of extinction due to poachers.

Heroin - $130 per gram

A narcotic that alters your perception. Again, it's best if you don't see it for yourself. If the movies are to be believed, it is extremely difficult to obtain, which is likely why it is so pricey.

NB; Heroin is not only an illegal narcotic that is punishable by law if found in your possession, but it is also extremely harmful and devastating to your health, thus we strongly encourage you to avoid it at all costs.

Cocaine - $236 per gram

A drug that costs a fortune yet won't do you any good whatsoever. This white crystal powder is a fatally dangerous narcotic. Its higher price, as compared to the one above, is explained by its 'purity' and naturalness.

NB;Cocaine is not only an illegal drug that is punishable by law if caught in your possession, but it is also extremely detrimental to your health, so we strongly encourage you to avoid it at all costs.

LSD - $3,000 per gram

A psychotropic narcotic substance that comes with a hefty price tag. This semi-synthetic drug's manufacturing process is highly challenging, which explains its high price.

NB;In the U.S., LSD is illegal and is classified by the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) as a Schedule 1 drug, meaning LSD has a high potential for abuse, has no currently accepted medical treatments, and has a lack of accepted safety for use under medical supervision

Plutonium - $4,000 per gram

A silvery-white radioactive metal that is both heavy and brittle. Its applications range from the manufacturing of nuclear weapons and fuel to providing electricity to spacecraft.

Painite - $9,000 per gram

This stone is so uncommon that only a few people are aware of its existence. It is an orange or reddish-brown mineral that was only found 65 years ago. There are only a few hundred of these stones left on the planet today.

Taaffeite - $20,000 per gram or $4,000 per carat

A precious stone of a violet, pink, red, or white color. It is a million times rarer than diamonds, making it legendary. However, despite its uniqueness, it's not very popular when it comes to jewelry - and that's probably the reason why it's relatively inexpensive.

Tritium - $30,000 per gram

This gas is commonly used in lighting, such as tritium illumination. A pound of tritium costs around $15 million to generate.

Diamond - $55,000 per gram

The most famous precious stone in the planet, and any lady's dearest friend.

Californium - $25-27 million per gram

The most valuable chemical element ever discovered. Since its discovery in 1950, it has only been synthesized once.

Antimatter - $62.5 trillion per gram

The most valuable substance on the planet. One milligram of positrons costs around $25 million to produce. In the future, we may be able to use antimatter as a fuel for spacecraft. However, today's disadvantage is that to produce just one gram of it, the entire human race would have to work nonstop for roughly a year.

Jade stone - $170 million

In Myanmar's Kachin State, at the country's north, miners discovered the world's largest jade stone in a remote mine. The stone is 14 feet tall and 19 feet long, and it weighs over 200 tons. This lovely jade boulder will be shipped to China to be carved into pricey jewelry and sculptures.

Source

https://brightside.me/wonder-curiosities/the-16-most-expensive-materials-in-the-world-188955/

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