Gold is an inert noble metal as it does not react with other elements. It is the most malleable and ductile of all known metals.
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Gold is the most malleable and ductile of all metals, silver the second. Gold can be pounded into sheets less than four millionths of an inch thick. An ounce of gold can be drawn into a wire more than 40 miles long.Tiny Fox Lab Facts

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