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22. What are the favourable qualities given to gold when it is alloyed with copper or silver for the purpose of making ornaments?

22. What are the favourable qualities given to gold when it is alloyed with copper or silver for the purpose of making ornaments?

Grade:12th pass

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Pawan Prajapati
askIITians Faculty 60782 Points
2 years ago
Pure gold is very soft, very malleable and very dense metal. Therefore, in order to impart strength and hardness to this soft metal and to make it less dense, it is alloyed with silver or copper.

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