By: Alex Neale
Gold has a melting point of 1948 degrees F or 1064 degrees C. It has a boiling point of 5378 degrees F of. 2970 degrees C. It has a density of 19.3 g/cm to the 3rd power. Its abundance in Earth's crust is 0.0031 and when found its standard state is a solid.
- Gold is much softer when compared to other elements. It can be smashed flat and so thin that sunlight can shine through it.
- Very few chemicals can attack and hurt gold. This results in gold's shine even when it has been buried for hundreds of years.
- Even though its softer than other metals it is one of the heaviest metals on Earth.