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How many electrons are in gold atom? Does protons also take part in chemical reaction?

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Gold is a chemical element with the symbol Au and atomic number 79, making it one of the higher atomic number elements that occur naturally. In its purest form, it is a bright, slightly reddish yellow, dense, soft, malleable, and ductile metal. Chemically, gold is a transition metal and a group 11 element.

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In neutral atom, number of electrons is equal to number of p...

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The number of electrons in gold atom is 79 electrons.

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