Properties Of Gold

Gold is both malleable and ductile. It is also a heavy metal with a density of 19.3 g cm

About The Element

Atomic Number: 79

Atomic Symbol: Au

Atomic Mass: 197

Protons: 79

Neutrons: 118

Electrons: 79

What Gold Reacts To

It doesn't react to air, water, alkais and all acids except for aquaregia a mixture of Hydrochloric acid and nitric acid.

When It Was Discovered And Who Did?

Gold was discovered around 550 bc and was discovered by know to the Ancients.