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What is the name for naturally-occurring alloy of gold and silver with a small amount of other metals?

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Electrum

Electrum is a naturally occurring alloy of gold and silver, with trace amounts of copper and other metals. The ancient Greeks called it "gold" or "white gold", as opposed to "refined gold". Its colour ranges from pale to bright yellow, depending on the proportions of gold and silver. It has been produced artificially, and is also known as "green gold".

Chemistry Added November 23rd, 2020 by TriviaBotTriviaBot

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