on the hunt for this wanted element

Wanted for the Following Crimes:

· can cause an allergic reaction on the skin

· kidney and liver damage

· damages organs

It is used for jewelry, alloy, coins, art, architecture, electrical connectors, computer chips, etc.

It is important for manufacturing goods and is used in medicine/therapy.


aurium and Au


Atomic Number: 79
Atomic Mass: 196.96655 amu
Room temperature: Solid
Classification: Transition Metal
Color: Gold


Number of Protons/Electrons: 79
Number of Neutrons: 118

First Arresting Officer

  • discovered by ancient Egyptians

Report of First Arrest

  • discovered around 2600BCE
  • found in rivers

Last Seen

  • located in the precious metals group
  • transition metals family
  • located in the Earth's crust and purified in oceans

Known Associates

  • typically found in a silver or copper alloy in their ores
  • unaffected by air, water, alkalis and all acids except aqua regia (a mixture of hydrochloric acid and nitric acid) that can dissolve gold
  • reacts with halogens
  • reacts very slowly with chlorine gas at room temperature to form gold chloride ex: 2Au(s) + 3Cl2(g) → 2AuCl3(s)

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