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What is gold?

Gold is an element with a dark yellowish color. Gold was discover in a riverbed about 6200 years ago. Gold was also discovered inside ancient Egyptian tombs.

Why is gold wanted?

Gold is wanted for resisting corrosion and for not tarnishing and it is not reactive chemically. Gold has been a rebel for a long time and we will not put up with it anymore.

What is gold associated with?

Gold is associated with the rock quartz and pyrites. Gold has a purity of 98% and another name for it is "Nub".

Resources I used are...


and for the one book resource is Knapp, Brian. Copper, Silver and Gold. Danbury, CT: Grolier Educational, 1996.