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 » Beauty & Fashion Jewelry & Watches Precious Metals & Gems

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 »

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 »

Gold comes from almost every continent, with China and Australia the largest producers as of 2015, according to Mining Technology. A team of Harvard scientists believes that gold is formed when two neutron stars collide,... More »

Fourteen-karat gold is gold that has been alloyed with equal parts silver and copper in order to provide additional durability and rigidity in jewelry, with the final product containing 58.3 percent gold, by volume. This... More »

As a measurement of purity, 750 fine gold contains pure gold in 750 parts and other base metals in 250 parts. This measurement means that 750 fine gold is 75 percent gold. Although the purity of gold is measured by karat... More »

9K gold is 9 karat gold, or 9 parts pure gold to 15 parts other metal. According to an excerpt from "How Products Are Made" hosted on, the karat (K) is the unit gold alloys are measured in. More »