Gold

Gold is a chemical element with the symbol Au (from Latin: aurum) and atomic number 79. This makes it one of the higher atomic number elements that occur naturally. It is a bright, slightly orange-yellow, dense, soft, malleable, and ductile metal in a pure form. Chemically, gold is a transition metal and a group 11 element. It is one of the least reactive chemical elements and is solid under standard c…

Global gold mining

Approximately 3,200 metric tons of gold was produced worldwide in 2020. Currently, China is the world's leading gold mining country, followed by Australia and Russia. …

GOLD FACTORY

India's Gold and Jewellery Industry has its history for over a century and well paying its role as the main contributor to the Indian gold and jewellery industry. According to industry sources, …

10 Interesting Facts About Gold

A single ounce of gold (about 28 grams) can be stretched into a gold thread 5 miles (8 kilometers) long. Gold threads can even be used in embroidery. Malleability is a measure of how easily a material can be …

Gold: The mineral native Gold information and pictures

Gold is also the most malleable and ductile substance known. It can be flattened out to less than .00001 of an inch (less than .000065 cm), and a 1 oz. (28 gram) mass can stretch out to a distance of over 50 miles (75 kilometers). Gold is …

Gold | Geoscience Australia

Gold is a very rare substance making up only ~3 parts per billion of the Earth's outer layer (imagine 1 billion smarties in one place and only 3 of them were made of gold!). Its rarity and physical properties have made gold one of the most …

The History of Gold | Records back to 1600 | World Gold Council

Gold's Role as Money and the Gold Standard. The history of gold is long connected with money, but gold relinquished this role in developed economies after the outbreak of the Second World …

Daily Gold Analysis | Forex Factory

Spot gold traded as high as $1,945.72 on Monday before closing at $1,942.24, topping its previous record by more than $20. Gold futures for December delivery settled at …

24 Facts About Gold | World Gold Council

11.2 million – If all of the existing gold in the world was pulled into a 5 micron thick wire, it could wrap around the world 11.2 million times. 2808 degrees centigrade - The boiling point of gold is 2808 degrees centigrade. 31.103 …

Which Country is the World's Largest Producer of Gold?

China produces more gold than any other country in the world. Asia as a whole produces 22% of the world's total production. Central and South America account for 17% with …