The density of gold is 19.3 g/cubic centimeter. The density of gold is defined as the ratio of the mass to the volume. More »

Density was discovered by a Greek mathematician named Archimedes. He was born in the city of Syracuse, which was the heart of art, commerce and science, and his father, Phidias, was a mathematician and an astronomer. Arc... More » History Prehistory

The density of pure silver is 10.5 grams per cubic centimeter. However, the density of most silver found in nature usually ranges from 10 to 12 grams per cubic centimeter. More » Science Chemistry States of Matter
similar articles

As of 2014, research suggests that colliding neutron stars created gold by fusing various elements during massive explosions. Neutron stars are the extremely dense cores of dead stars that are left after the stars explod... More »

To melt gold, place the gold in a graphite crucible. Heat the gold to approximately 2,000 degrees Fahrenheit. Pour the melted gold into a mold, and allow it to cool completely. More »

The high value of gold is driven by three factors: its practical applications, the largely aesthetic desire people have for it and the perceived protection it grants investors as a hedge against currency fluctuations. Ac... More »

The major difference between 10- and 14-karat gold is the amount of gold contained in each. They are both considered gold alloys, which means a mixture of gold and other metals. Pure gold is 24 karats; 10-karat gold cont... More »