Gold is a metal. Its scientific name is Aurum (Au).
Au = Aurum,
Atomic No. 79,
Melting Point 1064.43°C,
Boiling Point 2807°C.
Gold was the first metal widely known to our species. It was first discovered thousands of years ago as shining, yellow nuggets. Gold became a part of every human culture as it is associated with God, immortality, and wealth. Gold is extracted from the mines that are found in different parts of the world. South Africa is one such country where Gold is available in abundance. In India, Kolar and Raichur gold mines are famous places where gold is mined.