GOLD

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Gold price, characteristics, and uses.

  • Gold is worth 1216.20 US Dollars per ounce
  • Gold is most malleable, and ductile of metals.
  • It's unaffected by air, water and most corrosive compounds.
  • Its melting point is 1064 degrees celsius.
  • Its boiling point is 2856 degrees celsius.
  • A single gram can be beaten into a sheet of 1 square meter.
  • Gold readily dissolves in mercury at room temperature.
  • Gold is a good conductor of heat and electricity.
  • Gold is not chemically inert.
  • Gold is very dense, a cubic meter has a mass of 19,300 kg
  • Gold is yellow unlike most other pure metals which are gray or silvery white.
  • The main use of gold is in jewellery, however it is also used in electronics, computers, dentistry, medicine and several other things.
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