Gold Chemical Formula

Gold is a naturally occurring chemical compound with atomic number 79. Gold is one of the malleable and ductile metal that can be drawn into wires and made into sheets. It is considered to be one of the precious metals that are used in jewellery, art and as an investment option too. Let us learn more about the composition of gold with other chemical properties.

Properties Of Gold

Chemical formula Au
Atomic Number (Z) 79
Group, Period and block Group 11, 6th period, d-block
Electronic Configuration [Xe] 4f14 5d10 6s1
Electron per shell 2, 8, 18, 32, 18, 1
Density  19.30 g/cm3
Boiling Point 3243 K
Melting Point  1337.33 K
Crystal structure Face-centred cubic

Gold Structural Formula

It is widely used in electronics, food, jewellery, medicine and in many more fields. The structural formula of Gold is as shown below in the figure.
Gold Structural Formula

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