What is Gold and its properties?
· It is heavy, bright, yellow, dense, soft shiny metal
· It doesn’t rust or corrode
· It can be melted and changed many times without losing its weight
· It is malleable: can be carved - statues, rings, temples
· It has always fascinated mankind
· Reserves are used in many countries to support their money
· It is high in value and can be very expensive to buy
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