How to test for gold content in jewelry?

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Ebba Pacocha asked a question: How to test for gold content in jewelry?
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Date created: Sun, Sep 26, 2021 5:44 AM
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Gold is a noble metal which means its resistant to corrosion, oxidation and acid. To perform this test, rub your gold on a black stone to leave a visible mark. Then apply nitric acid to the mark. The acid will dissolve any base metals that aren't real gold.

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