Gold

By: Victoria Kaye Osterman

Atomic Symbol, Number, and Mass

Symbol: Au
Number: 79
Mass: 196.96657

Group: 6

Period: 11

Protons, Electrons, Neutrons, and Valence Electrons

Protons: 78

Electrons: 118

Neutrons: 78

Valence Electrons: 78

There for not an isotope.

Discovered When, By Who, and Where Can Be Found

When Was It Discovered: 3000 BC

Who Discovered It: Unknown

Where Can Be Found: Nature, 1 Milligram in every ton of sea water, and found in conjunction.

Physical Descriptions

Density: 19.282 Grams per cubic Centimeter

Melting Point: 1337.33 K

Boiling Point: 3129 K

Physical State At Room Temperature: Solid

Gold is considered a Metal.

Commen Uses

Dentistry

Electronics

Jewelry

Finance

Paints