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name Gold
latin Aurum
french Or
german Gold
symbol Au
proton number 79
atomic weight 196.96655
Pauling electronegativity 2.54
electronic configuration [Xe] 4f145d106s1
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melting point 1337.33 K, 1064.18°C, 1947.52°F
boiling point 3129 K, 2856°C, 5173°F
group 11
period 6
state (by 20°C) solid
oxidation states +1, +3
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This element has been known since ancient times. The particular discoverer is not known.

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