Quote Originally Posted by Tom1956 View Post
What in the heck kind of ANYTHING on this earth could cost $16,800 an ounce? That doesn't make sense. What good could it have possibly have been even to a company like Kodak was in film manufacture at a crazy price like that. Surely there is another reasonable alternative to making film panchro.
$16 k / ounce is not an unreal price for many fine chemicals, e.g. Aflatoxin = a several $100,000 per ounce.

The 'high prices' quoted by Sand's Corp. etc., are usually for small amount - the wholesale price for large purchasers is likely a small fraction of the the price given to the average Joe.