GOLD By: HArley baldwin

GOLD -ALSO KNOWN AS (AU) ELEMENT NUMBER 79 (ATOMIC NUMBER) IS A SOLID METAL ORE . IT HAS 79 PROTONS AND 79 ELECTRONS AND 118 NEUTRONS.

GOLDS ATOMIC MASS IS 196.97 AND IT IS A SOLID METAL THAT HAS ALWAYS BEEN VALUED FOR ITS SHINY METALIC PROPERTIES, EVEN BEING USED TO CREATE ARTIFACTS TO HONOR ROYALTY AND KINGS IN MANY CULTURES,

THIER IS NO OFFICIAL TIME OF DISCOVERY FOR GOLD DUE TO THE FACT ITS BEEN ARROUND AS LONG AS TIME RECORDS HAVE BEEN KEPT.

Gold has many different uses all of high cost/value. These include gold coins, jewelry including necklaces and rings, crowns of royalty, and even statues used to worship in some cultures. Gold is harvested in raw ore form and then melted down into ingots that can be farther melted and shaped into items for use.

PHYSICAL PROPERTIES --Gold in color, solid metal material, has a melting point of 1,948 degrees Fahrenheit

CHEMICAL PROPERTIES-- Gold is a conductor, slightly more so than aluminum, but less than copper, gold is highly unreactive due to it not combining with oxygen or dissolve in acids.

FACTS- Gold has been used for many years as a relic to honor nobles or royals in many different cultures. Gold has a color named after it .Gold is also a world trading currency.

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Created with images by reverent - "gold bars exhibition" • istara - "gold gold bar gold bullion" • Johanna84 - "gold treasure rich" • wwarby - "Chocolate Coins" • James St. John - "Copal" • pdimaria - "crown sparkle golden"

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