Did you know that you're a walking MINE? Discover where 'gold' lies in your body

Nayab Khan 06:41 PM | 28 Jan, 2017
Did you know that you're a walking MINE? Discover where 'gold' lies in your body

Studies revealed that human body weighs about 70kg has 0.229 milligram amount of pure GOLD.

While gold is not the main ingredient of human composition but you'll be delighted to know that gold naturally exists within your body right from your birth.

A human body is composed of different chemical compositions like oxygen, hydrogen, nitrogen and carbon. Although gold can't be found in high amount like other elements but it does exist within your body.

The third edition of book 'The Elements' written by John Emsley and published by the Clarendon Press, Oxford, revealed that the average person's body weighing 70 kilograms would contain a total mass of 0.229 milligrams of gold.

It is the purest form of gold, so if one can imagine it in a cubical shape its diameter would be 0.22 milliliter from each side.

Role of Gold in a Human Body

This hidden treasure inside has been neglected since many years however 'Chemical Experts' have found it and also discovered its role in the human body. Gold plays its role both in health and proper functioning of joints. Moreover, it is also equally helpful in the transmittal of chemical or electric signals from the body.

Interestingly, silver can also be found but the amount of this mineral is higher than gold. Its about ten times higher than the Gold. A human can become a greedy soul, after knowing these facts about human body and occurrence of precious metals.

So which part of our body contains gold?

Let's find out!!!


'Toenail' is the main part where traces of gold exist. You never have had an idea that how precious your whole body is. YOU ARE A WALKING MINE!

Nayab Khan

Nayab Khan is an enthusiastic blogger and content crafter who also operates her own blog. She believes in “innovation." She tweets at @nayabjahanzeb


KARACHI - Following are the foreign currency exchange rates for US Dollar, Saudi Riyal, UK Pound Sterling, U.A.E. Dirham, European Euro, and other foreign currencies in Pakistan open market on February 4, 2023 (Saturday).

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar ‎USD 279.9 283.2
Euro EUR 300.98 301.58
UK Pound Sterling GBP 337.01 337.71
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.14 75.44
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.55 73.85
Australian Dollar AUD 189 192
Bahrain Dinar BHD 712.72 720.69
Canadian Dollar CAD 200 202.2
China Yuan CNY 39.67 39.73
Danish Krone DKK 39.33 39.73
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 34.19 34.54
Indian Rupee INR 3.28 3.39
Japanese Yen JPY 2.5 2.54
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 878 887
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 62.83 63.43
New Zealand Dollar NZD 173.25 175.25
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.79 27.09
Omani Riyal OMR 696.08 704.08
Qatari Riyal ‎QAR 73.62 74.32
Singapore Dollar SGD 204 206
Swedish Korona SEK 25.61 25.91
Swiss Franc CHF 291.69 294.19
Thai Bhat THB 8.15 8.30

KARACHI – The price of a single tola of 24-karat gold in Pakistan is Rs 205,200 on Saturday. The price of 10 grams of 24k gold was recorded at Rs175,930.

Likewise, 10 grams of 22k gold were being traded for Rs167,318 while a single tola of 22-karat gold was being sold at Rs 195,157.

Note: The gold rate in Pakistan is fluctuating according to the international market so the price is never been fixed. The below rates are provided by local gold markets and Sarafa Markets of different cities.

City Gold Silver
Lahore PKR 205,200 PKR 2,430
Karachi PKR 205,200 PKR 2,430
Islamabad PKR 205,200 PKR 2,430
Peshawar PKR 205,200 PKR 2,430
Quetta PKR 205,200 PKR 2,430
Sialkot PKR 205,200 PKR 2,430
Attock PKR 205,200 PKR 2,430
Gujranwala PKR 205,200 PKR 2,430
Jehlum PKR 205,200 PKR 2,430
Multan PKR 205,200 PKR 2,430
Bahawalpur PKR 205,200 PKR 2,430
Gujrat PKR 205,200 PKR 2,430
Nawabshah PKR 205,200 PKR 2,430
Chakwal PKR 205,200 PKR 2,430
Hyderabad PKR 205,200 PKR 2,430
Nowshehra PKR 205,200 PKR 2,430
Sargodha PKR 205,200 PKR 2,430
Faisalabad PKR 205,200 PKR 2,430
Mirpur PKR 205,200 PKR 2,430


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