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Noun: atomic number 79
  1. A soft yellow malleable ductile (trivalent and univalent) metallic element; occurs mainly as nuggets in rocks and alluvial deposits; does not react with most chemicals but is attacked by chlorine and aqua regia
    - gold, Au

Type of: noble metal

Part of: dental gold, gold, gold foil, gold leaf, graphic tellurium, sylvanite

Encyclopedia: Atomic number 79