The 10 Most Expensive Substances in the World


Most Expensive Substances in the World


Most Expensive Substances in the World – In this article, you will learn what makes these 10 materials very expensive. You will not believe what people do to get their hands on these expensive substances.

10 Most Expensive Substances in the World  

The list below are the 10 most expensive substance in the world.

1. Antimatter

Cost:  $6.25 Trillion/gram



Antimatter is composed of antiparticles, which has the same mass of ordinary matter, but have opposite charge and other particle properties.

Antimatter is so expensive because it’s very hard to make, and it does not last long. It is measured by the number of atoms, and last only minutes.

2. Californium 252

Cost: $27 Million/gram


Californium-252 is a rare radioactive isotope used commercially as a reliable, cost effective neutron source for prompt gamma neutron activation analysis of coal, cement and minerals. It is also used for detection and identification of explosives, cancer treatment, and calibration standards.

3. Diamonds

Cost: $55,000/gram



Diamond is a metastable of carbon, it is less stable than graphite. Diamond has the highest hardness and thermal conductivity of any material, In major industries, diamond is used in cutting and polishing tools.

4. Tritium

Cost: $30,000/gram




Tritium is a radioactive form of hydrogen,made from natural cosmic rays and synthetically in nuclear reaction. Tritium is used in fusion reactors and neutron generators. The radioactive decay of tritium is a low energy beta.

5. Taaffeite Stone

Cost: $20,000/gram


taaaffite stone

Taaffeite Stone was discovered by Edward Taaffe in 1945. It is made up of magnesium, beryllium and aluminum. Taaffeite Stone is used as a gemstone.

6. Painite

Cost: $9,000/gram


Painte was discovered by Arthur C.D. in 1950. Pain is so rare and most people did not know what it is.

7. Plutonium

Cost: $4,000/gram




Plutonium is a radioactive element, it is used in generating nuclear power through nuclear fission. It is very poisonous, flammable, and radioactive. Plutonium occur in trace quantities in nature.

8. Lyserdic Acid Diethylamide (LSD)

Cost: 3,000/gram




Lysergic acid diethylamide is the most expensive drug on this list. It is very strong, mood-altering hallucinogen. The price per gram is only for users and it is measured in millionths of gram.

9. Cocaine

Cost: $215/gram



Cocaine is a bitter,addictive pain blocker that is extracted from the leaves of Erythroxylon coca. The name “cocaine” came from the plant “coca”, this plant comes from the Andean highlands in South America.Cocaine is the most powerful stimulant of natural origin.

10. Heroin

Cost: $130/gram




Heroin is gotten from morphine, which comes from the poppy plant. It’s usually appears in a white or brown powder. Heroine is a highly addictive drug and it is typically sold as a white or brownish powder substance known on the street as “black tar heroin”.

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