Post a New Question


posted by .

How could you test your gold jewelry to determine whether it is a pure compound or a mixture?

  • Chemistry -

    Pure gold (100% Au) is soft and all gold jewelry I know of is a mixture of Au alloyed with another metal. Have you seen the old old movies showing a seedy looking settler being paid with gold. They bite the piece of metal. If it is soft it is pure gold.

Answer This Question

First Name
School Subject
Your Answer

Related Questions

More Related Questions

Post a New Question