Wanted: Gold

Wanted: Gold

Description: Gold is the leader of the crime organization called the "precious metals." His atomic number is 79 and atomic mass is 196.966569. His symbol is AU and he appears as a solid at room temperature. He is a metal who is so famous his color is sometimes used to describe objects and clothing. His name originated from the Latin Aurum even though it is Anglos Saxon.

Possible accomplices: His jealous brother silver who was always second place growing up, copper who isn't officially in the group is there electricity and conducting expert. Platinum is rumored to be the most valuable member of the "Precious Metals." Bronze isforced their way up through the cracks in rocks where once it is cooled down and solidify it forms Gold. Gold's brothers silver, copper and tin were also formed this way. Although another member of the group but is one of the lower level "Precious Metals." At room temperature gold will react with chlorine gas creating gold chloride.

Last seen: Gold is found mostly in veins under ground. Our detectives speculate that gold was probably formed by the boil off of hot liquids that feed volcanoes. These hot fluids solidify and form gold. tin has nothing to do with the precious metals but, he may know the whereabouts of his brothers. Gold is very unreactive chemically so it remains native in rocks. Gold has caused rushes of people to move across the country just to find him.

Wanted for: Gold is used in jewelry very often. Gold main use is purely just for looks and has very few other uses.

First arresting officer: Nobody knows who discovered gold because of how long it has been around. The Incans called gold the tears of the sun. Because the element is in so many places it was discovered many different times to many different groups, almost every group was impressed with it.

Report of first arrest: it is likely that it was first found in rivers and creeks in ancient civilizations.

Aliases: Gilt, halcyon, and aurous are some very rarely used terms for gold

Warning label: Gold is generally stable in its pure form.


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Knapp, Brian. Copper, Silver and Gold. Danbury, CT: Grolier Educational, 1996. Print

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