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Gold


Atomic Number: 79

Protons:79

Electrons:79

Neutrons:118

Average Atomic Mass:196.967

Isotopes:Au-197, Au-194, Au-195, Au-196, Au-198, Au-199

Discovery:It was discovered in ancient times. It's unknown.

Name: It was from the Anglo-Saxon word gold. I was not named after a special person or place.The symbol "Au" is a Latin word "Aurum" meaning Gold.

Uses: Gold is also well known as a coinage metal (because of its scarcity, inertness, and decorative features) and is a standard for monetary systems in many countries.

Interesting Facts:Did you know that gold is used for jewelry wear. Also for family jewels.

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Sources: Gold on WebElements
History on Gold on WebElements
Isotopes Of Gold on WebElements