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**Gold (Au)**

Total mass mined to date = approx 5,770,000,000 oz = 164,000 metric tons

Total value @ $1,115/oz (December, 2009) = $6,433,550,000,000

*Fun fact: That's more than the Gross Domestic Product of Germany and Russia combined! (2008)*

How big is 5.77 BILLION oz of gold?

Total volume = 8,480 cubic meters. (@ 19.3 g/cm^3)

**That would make a cube of 20.4 meters on each side!**

*The Mount Rushmore National Memorial is 18 meters tall.*

**Silver (Ag)**

Total mass mined to date = approx 40,000,000,000 oz = 1.1 million metric tons

Total value @ $17/oz (December, 2009) = $680,000,000,000

*Fun Fact: That's about as much as the 2008 Bailout of the US financial system!*

How big is 40 BILLION oz of silver?

Total volume = 108,000 cubic meters. (@ 10.5 g/cm^3)

**That would make a cube of 47.6 meters on each side!**

*The Statue of Liberty is approximately 46 meters tall.*

**Platinum (Pt)**

Total mass mined to date = approx 186,000,000 oz = 5,800 metric tons

Total value @ $1,430/oz (December, 2009) = $265,980,000,000

*Fun Fact: That's almost enough to make the movie 'Titanic' 1000 times!*

How big is 186 MILLION oz of platinum?

Total volume = 250 cubic meters. (@ 21.5 g/cm^3)

**That would make a cube of 6.3 meters on each side!**

*The world's tallest giraffe was 6 meters tall.*

So to sum up, the metals would make cubes of the following dimensions:

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