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Gold Element Project By: Jesse Wyns
Element Info Golds Atomic Symbol = Au Golds Atomic Number = 79 Golds Atomic Mass = Golds Periodic Group = 11 Golds Period Number = 6
2D Model of Gold
Physical Properties Melting Point = K, °C °F Boiling Point = 3129 K, 2856 °C, 5173 °F Density = 19.3 g/cm
Chemical Properties Nobel Metal Chemically Inactive Very good conductor of heat and energy Oxidation State Ranges -1 to +5
Golds Uses Gold is often crafted into different jewelry which is the most common use of gold. Other common use of gold is in the making of trophies and medals most commonly found in the Olympic medals. At one point in time gold was the most common currency.
Golds History To the Incas gold was often referred to as The Suns tears Gold was first discovered in its most common form, nuggets. Gold was and still is the most sought after mineral for most humans.
Golds Isotopes Gold only has one stable isotope which is 197 Au Gold also has 36 radioisotopes which are 195 Au
Other Interesting Facts The word gold comes from the Proto- Indo-Eruopean ghel/ghol which means yellow, green or possibly bright. It is commonly used in wiring for sound equipment. For some people it is also called Butter.