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 How to Dissolve Gold in Aqua Regia?

Answer Discovered around 800 A.D. by Iranian alchemist Abu Musa Jabir ebn Hayyan, aqua regia is a corrosive mixture of acids used to refine precious metals. "Royal water" in Latin, aqua regia is also used... Read More »
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How to Dissolve Gold?

Aqua Regia, quite simply, is the term for the chemical component created when you combine nitric acid and maximum-concentration (38%) hydrochloric acid. This chemical -- whose name derives from the... Read More »
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What happens to the gold in the stomach when we eat Gold Dosa, the recent novelty of Dosa wrapped in gold foil?

Nothing happens. The gold used is incredably thin and has very little strength so the gold is broken into tiny fragments during chewing and digestion. If the gold is 18 to 24 carot then it will not... Read More »
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Are the pins in computer processes really gold, or are they just gold plated?

That depends. Now-A-Days they are only gold plated for cost reasons, thats why components are now priced cheaper. Back in the day, processors & such were made of 24 carat gold & were expensive. Whe... Read More »
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In what year did they stop making the Olympic gold medals out of pure gold?

According to GoldPrice.org, the final medals made entirely of gold were presented in 1912. Gold medals of today are 92.5 percent silver with an accompaniment of gold plating. Medals from the 2010 W... Read More »
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