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Name: Nicole P.
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Date: 12/20/2004


Question:
What is the crystalline structure of gold?


Replies:
The following web sites give a lot of info on gold in general, and the crystal structure in particular:

http://www.webelements.com/webelements/elements/text/Au/xtal-vr.html
http://www.gold.org/discover/sci_indu/properties/

The simple answer is the crystal structure is a face centered cube.

Vince Calder



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