Unique properties of gold

Gold is the material of choice to guarantee reliability of performance. Gold’s unique properties and versatility make the metal indispensable in engineering and electronics, and its application as a nanomaterial is offering new solutions to a range of global health and environmental challenges.

Below are some of these unique properties of gold:

  • Conducts electricity
  • Resistant to corrosion
  • Exceptionally malleable and ductile
  • Catalytic properties
  • Biocompatible
  • Nanogold


The unique properties of gold we use every day

Interact with our model town and learn how gold plays a role in nearly every aspect of modern life.


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