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Gold (E57_Material, Concept)

Canonical URI: http://kerameikos.org/id/gold


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Gold (en), or (fr), Gold (de), oro (it), χρυσός (el)Additional labels


Gold is a chemical element with the symbol Au (from Latin: aurum) and atomic number 79, making it one of the higher atomic number elements that occur naturally. In a pure form, it is a bright, slightly reddish yellow, dense, soft, malleable, and ductile metal. It appears to be the earliest metal to be manipulated by humans.

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