How Is Gold Formed?

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Gold, like all other soupcon in the universe heavier other than lithium, is created in stars, by the process of nuclear fusion. Nuclei capture a helium-4 sprig and fuse with it into a greater elment.
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Gold's atomic number of 79 makes it one of the higher atomic number elements which occur naturally. Like all elements with atomic numbers larger than iron, gold is thought to have been formed from a supernova nucleosynthesis process. Their explosions scattered metal-containing dusts (including heavy elements like gold) into the region of space in which they later condensed into our solar system and the Earth.
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