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Gold is a precious metal, and most of us believe it to be the most expensive. But to our surprise, some materials are even more costly than gold. Here is a list of the 15 most expensive materials in the world, gold being the cheapest.
I guess most of us are even not aware of this substance. But the fact is that Antimatter is the world’s most expensive material. One gram of this substance can cost $62.5 trillion.
One gram of the world’s most expensive chemical element shall cost you between $25 million to $ 27 million. It was discovered in 1950. Since then, it has been synthesized only once.
Ladies’ favorite “diamonds” are made to the world’s most expensive materials as well. A gram of beautiful, eye-catching crystal shall cost not less than $55,000.
Tritium is a gas mainly used for lighting purposes. The expensive gas can cost you as much as $30,000 per gram. According to the study, the production of gas is costly. One pound of tritium production costs $15 million.
Taaffeite is a stone that comes in four colors: pink, red, white, and violet is the world’s 5th most expensive material.
One gram of Taaffeite will cost you around $20,000. The stone is also known as legendary as it is a rare one. It is more scarce than diamonds.
One of the rarest stones on the Earth is Painite. It is so rare that most of us are not aware of it. The world possesses it in a few hundred. A gram of it will cost you no less than $9,000.
The silver colored metal, Plutonium is a heavy and valuable material. It is used in producing nuclear weapons and a fuel for spacecraft.
One gram of this radioactive material costs about $4000. It is a sensitive material that is to be handled with care.
LSD is a drug whose production is quite challenging. It is a psychoactive narcotic substance that costs about $3000 per gram.
The very famous drug Cocaine is quite expensive. A gram of it costs about $236. It comes in crystal powdered form, which has a white color. Even though its intake is dangerous, the expensive drug is always in high demand!
The expensive drug that is obtained through a problematic procedure costs about $130 per gram.
The animal is becoming extinct because they are hunted down for their horn. The horn is of great value. It is used as a knife handle and other fancy stuff. It costs about $110 per gram.
The expensive material can be obtained at $100 per gram, yet the law has prohibited its use.
The high-quality material shows excellent resistance towards acids and alkaline. Platinum is a bit more expensive than gold. The silver-colored material is sold for $60 per gram.
It is a scarce material that belongs to the family of Platinum. Per gram of it can cost $58.
Here comes the Gold! It is a precious metal with a great many qualities. It is famously used in jewelry and can cost about $64 per gram.