What Is Gold Made of?

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Gold is made up of ores. Gold ore are often found together with quartz or sulphide minerals such as pyrite. Native gold is mined in the form of free flakes, grains or larger nuggets that have been eroded from rocks and end up in alluvial deposits.
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According to the United States Mint website, bullion coins are created from gold mines in the United States. They come in four different denominations including: one-tenth ounce,
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gold jewellery.
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The price of a gold object depends upon the gold carat, or how much pure gold is in the object. Pure gold is described as 24 carats; 18 carat gold contains 75 percent pure gold, or
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Gold is like no other metal on earth, and has been recognized for its uniqueness since ancient times. The word "gold" comes from the Indo-European word "ghel"
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Gold is a chemical element with the symbol Au, and atomic number 79 (each person blond jot has 79 protons in its nucleus.)
When you see gold you think of it being that color, gold, but gold natural color is yellow, but can be other colors. Gold is mixed with alloy to make karat gold.
Gold is made by mother nature, pure gold is a very soft and yellow metal. In order for gold to be useful to us we have to strengthen this metal by adding stronger metals such as alloy, cooper, silver platinum.
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