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How big is an atom of gold?
Asked by: M Hardy

Answer

The approximate atomic radius of gold is 0.1441 nanometers or 0.1441 x 10-9 meters (i.e. 0.1441 millionth of a milimeter!)
Answered by: Paul Turek, PE


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