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How Many Carats is Pure Gold? Why is Pure Gold Not Suitable for Making Ornaments? - Science

How many carats is pure gold? Why is pure gold not suitable for making ornaments?

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Solution

24-carat gold is pure gold. Pure gold is too soft and it is not possible to make ornaments from this soft gold. Thus, 24-carat gold is mixed with two parts of copper or silver for making jewellery. The gold used for jewellery is 22-carat gold.

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Lakhmir Singh Class 10 Chemistry (Science)
Chapter 3 Metals and Non-metals
Q 13 | Page 191
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