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** Gold **

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platinum ← **gold** → mercury

metallic yellow

General properties
Name, symbol, number gold, Au, 79
Pronunciation /ˈɡoʊld/
Element category transition metal
Group, period, block 11, 6, d
Standard atomic weight 196


how is gold made

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