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Friday, June 3, 2016

The most valuable substances in the world by weight

(The Daily Telegraph)
Gold bar end on carpet
Most valuable substances in the world by weight
1. Saffron
2. Beluga caviar
3. Platinum
4. Gold
5. Heroin
6. Rhinoceros horn
7. White truffle
8. Animal venom
9. Lysergic acid diethylamide
10. Plutonium
11. Soliris (registered trademark)
12. Tritium
13. A pink diamond
14. A rare British Guiana One-Cent Magenta postage stamp
15. Californium
16. Antimatter
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1. Spice from Iran
2. Sturgeon eggs
3. Rare metal
4. Latin name is aurum
5. "Brown sugar"
6. Aphrodisiac
7. Tuber magnatum
8. Sting, viper/snake bite
9. Mr Hofman made it - it heavily impaired/stoned him
10. Unhealthful fissile material
11. Monoclonal antibody drug - ought to kill cancer
12. "Heavy" tritiated water
13. Carbon
14. Initialled E.D.W.
15. Cf
16. Positrons
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