By: Tatum Lierman
Group on Periodic Table: 11, Coinage Metal
Chemical symbol: Au
Atomic Number: 79
atomic mass: 196.96655 amu
Protons: 79 Neutrons: 118 electrons: 79
valence electrons: 1
Au- 195 = 186.1 days
Au- 195m = 30.5 seconds
Au- 196 = 6.2 days
Au- 197 = stable
Au- 198 = 2.7 days
Au-199 = 3.14 days
Boiling point: 5084.6 (Fahrenheit)
Density: 19.32 g/cm (cubed)
Abundance in earths crust: 3.1x10-7%
State of matter: Solid
Where is gold found?
What form gold is found in?
Uses of gold
Medical uses (including oral dentistry)
Jewelry and Finances
What I found interesting:
Gold is found in many technology services including computers, and even GPS units
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