A Year’s Metal Extraction Shown Next to Landmarks & Cities

By Visual Capitalist

Visualizing the annual production of commodities next to famous landmarks. View all 9 slides by clicking arrows at bottom right.

  • One year of platinum production

    By Visual Capitalist

    2013: 179 tonnes of Pt is a cube (2.03m each side) worth $8B

  • One year of gold production

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    2013: 2,982 tonnes of Au is a cube (5.36m sides) worth $125B

infographic source: Visual Capitalist