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Gold- Rhea Rodych

Page history last edited by Rhea R 8 years, 1 month ago

 

Welcome to my Elements assignment page. :)

 

 

 

 

Gold

 

 

Common modern uses of gold:     Atomic number:         
-Jewelry          The atomic number of an element    
-Electronics       is equal to the number of protons in an atom.   
-Space and astronauts     Golds atomic number is 79.      
-Environmental uses     Every element has a different atomic    
-Medicine       number, and these numbers will never change  
-Dentistry                  
Atomic Mass:        Cool facts about gold:      
Atomic mass is equal to the number of  The mineral pyrite has a similar look to gold  
protons plus the number of neutrons.   and is therefore called "Fools Gold".    
Golds atomic mass is mass is 196.97   In 2009 it was estimated that 160 000 tonnes of gold
          had been mined.        
          For the past 100 years South Africa had been the largest 
          producer of gold. Until recently China surpassed them.

 

 

This is the link to my power point:

 

Element Assignment- Science project..pptx

 

 

File:Electron shell 079 Gold.svg                                                                              

    This image is of golds atomic number.                     This is a gold bracelet. One main use of this element.            This is a picture of a gold coin.                This is pyrite. Similar to gold in look but different in color and usage.

    This picture also shows golds symbol which is Au.                                                                                                                          

 

 

 

 

Bibliography:

 

Information:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gold

http://www.sciencekids.co.nz/sciencefacts/metals/gold.html

http://www.recyclefrog.com/Resource_Centre/Resource_Centre_Modern_Uses_of_Gold.php

 

 

Pictures

Au picture: http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=File:Electron_shell_079_Gold.svg&page=1 

bracelet picture: http://www.google.ca/imgres?um=1&hl=en&rlz=1C1SKPL_enCA398CA399&biw=1920&bih=989&tbm=isch&tbnid=c0Sd845_CzJq-M:&imgrefurl=http://tiffanyandcooutlet.enssk.com/tiffany-and-co-1837-lock-charm-gold-bracelet-p-467.html&docid=_cHocdplQKyOeM&imgurl=http://tiffanyandcooutlet.enssk.com/images/tiffany/Tiffany%252520Jewelry%252520Outlet%252520Bracelets%252520Gold%252520Heart%252520Tag.jpg&w=480&h=640&ei=a4yBUJXvKOnUygHYwYG4DA&zoom=1&iact=hc&vpx=351&vpy=124&dur=866&hovh=259&hovw=194&tx=98&ty=152&sig=117437027593229016960&page=1&tbnh=148&tbnw=110&start=0&ndsp=60&ved=1t:429,r:1,s:0,i:69

Gold coin picture: http://www.google.ca/imgres?start=114&um=1&hl=en&rlz=1C1SKPL_enCA398CA399&biw=1920&bih=989&tbm=isch&tbnid=dM7Y4IaOErI5EM:&imgrefurl=http://australianbullioncompany.com.au/canadian-maple-1oz&docid=0bM8HjhGqjV-3M&imgurl=http://australianbullioncompany.com.au/files/imagecache/product_full/1oz%252520Canadian%252520Maple%252520Gold%252520Coin%252520%252520F.png&w=910&h=911&ei=XZGBUPyLNYnEyQHqi4HYAw&zoom=1&iact=hc&vpx=1109&vpy=432&dur=4314&hovh=225&hovw=224&tx=73&ty=96&sig=117437027593229016960&page=3&tbnh=147&tbnw=166&ndsp=60&ved=1t:429,r:61,s:100,i:187

Pyrite picture: http://www.google.ca/imgres?start=0&num=10&um=1&hl=en&rlz=1C1SKPL_enCA398CA399&biw=1920&bih=989&tbm=isch&tbnid=BZSmjH23Iqf9CM:&imgrefurl=http://kids.consultcase.com/&docid=rsnx6HPe2zT2yM&imgurl=http://kids.consultcase.com/rocks/pyrite.jpg&w=200&h=200&ei=wo2BUOy2JMKsywH07ICICA&zoom=1&iact=rc&dur=509&sig=117437027593229016960&page=1&tbnh=140&tbnw=144&ndsp=46&ved=1t:429,r:3,s:20,i:13&tx=95&ty=72

Gold's symbol: http://www.chemistryexplained.com/images/chfa_02_img0374.jpg

 

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