What are the elements of gold?
Pure gold is an element. Pure gold only consists of the elements Gold (Au), and no other element. In impure gold (gold with other elements in it), there can be anything within the gold. ...
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Is gold a pure element?
Gold is an element; a molecule of gold (Au) is the smallest amount of gold that you can have that is not dividable into smaller amounts of gold. Whether or not a sample of gold is pure depends on the presence or absence of alloys or impurities blended with the gold. ...