external image gold-xx.pngexternal image gold1.jpgSymbol: AuAtomic Number: 79Atomic Mass:197Number of Protons: 79Number of Neutrons: 118Number of Electrons: 79
Melting Point: 1064.43 degrees Celsius
Boiling Point: 2807 degrees CelsiusNormal Phase: liquidCost: $41.03 per gramTransitional MetalThe word gold comes from the old english word, geolo, meaning yellow.Discovered: 3000 B.C. by unknown
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1. Egyptians were the first ones to use gold as jewelry.2. Gold is the only metal that doesn't rust.3. Gold itself is edible and can be put in coffe, jelly snacks, and even liquor.4. One cubic foot of gold weighs half a ton.5. Gold medals for the Olympics were made of pure gold until 1912. Created by the one and only, Michaela Meckes.