[ExI] trivia

John Clark johnkclark at gmail.com
Wed Jul 15 12:22:50 UTC 2020

On Tue, Jul 14, 2020 at 6:03 PM William Flynn Wallace via extropy-chat <
extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:

> Fort Knox has about 46 metric tons of gold, valued at about 230 billion
> dollars.

That's nothing, in a vault 80 feet below the streets of Manhattan under the
Federal Reserve Bank of New York at 33 Liberty Street there are 6,170 tons
of gold, although much of it belongs to other countries, the USA is just
keeping it safe for them. At its peak in 1973 that vault contained over
12,000 tons of gold, but it's still the largest deposit of gold in the

John K Clark
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