Gold, being one of the most malleable metals in the world would easily give under pressure. Basically, the metal becomes Play-Doh under the hydraulic press.
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From rubber ducks to diamonds, they have tried crushing it all. However, it wasn’t until recently that they 1 kilogram, 24 carat pure gold bar.
It’s like they believe that the gold only has worth if it’s in a certain shape. Just for anyone still unsure about why it’s still worth the same amount, the worth of a gold bar is determined by its weight.