Periodic table of the elements
PlatinumGoldMercury
79
Au
Gold
196.966569
2
8
18
32
18
1
79
Au
Gold
196.966569
2
8
18
32
18
1
General
NameGold
SymbolAu
Number79
Chemical seriesTransition elements
Group / Period11 / 6
Blockd-block
CAS registry number7440-57-5

Physical properties
Statesolid
Density19.3 g/cm3
Melting point1337.33 K (1064.18 °C, 1947.52 °F)
Boiling point3129 K (2856 °C, 5173 °F)
Critical point

Atomic properties
Atomic Weight196.966569 g/mol
Crystal structurecubic face centered
Electronegativity2.54
Atomic radius135 pm
Atomic radius (calculated)174 pm
Electron configuration[Xe] 4f14 5d10 6s1
Electrons per shell2, 8, 18, 32, 18, 1
Number of protons79
Number of neutrons118

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Periodic table of the elements
PlatinumGoldMercury