Au (Gold)

Brock Cary; block 1


Gold has a distinguished metallic yellow, it is has a lot of mass, and is worth a lot of money. It has a boiling point of 2000 C. It's atomic number is 79 and atomic mass is 197 g mol^-1. It was found in 3000 BC. Sources have said the Egyptians were the first to use and know its value. It has 7 isotopes. It forms compound such as gold oxide, chloride which are the most common.