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  • Who: Kazuhiko Tamura

  • What: Largest bar of gold

  • Where: Japan

The largest manufactured pure gold bar weighs 250 kg (551 lb 2 oz) and was made by the Mitsubishi Materials Corporation on 11 June 2005 at the Naoshima Smelter & Refinery, Kagawa Prefecture, Japan.

FYI - unrelated article from The Guardian (9 Dec 2005) attached with interesting facts about gold.

 

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