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General Gold Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Au
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 196.97 gm
   Gold 100.00 %  Au
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        100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Au
Help on Environment: Environment: Quartz veins and alluvial deposits.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) Prehistoric
Help on Locality: Locality: Sierra Nevada Mountains, Nome, Alaska and many other places in the world. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Anglo Saxon, of uncertain origin.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Gold Say GOLD
Help on Synonym: Synonym: Electrum - Ag Alloy
  ICSD 64701
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