Wisdom, Protection, Success

Spiritual Properties

  • Signifies elegance and opulence
  • Attracts honor, wealth, and happiness
  • Provides a stabilizing energy to minerals it is paired with 
  • Transfers the vitality of any companion mineral to areas affected by negative energy
  • Symbolizes purity and “All That Is’, as well as development of complete understanding

Mental Properties

  • Eliminates Ego conflicts 
  • Enhances mental functions
  • Balances the right and left brain
  • Activates and actualizes your potential 
  • Helps you  preserve higher thought forms
  • Teaches you to improve your characteristics 

Emotional Properties

  • Provides composure 
  • Amplifies positive feelings
  • Combats feelings of inferiority
  • Stabilizes the emotional system
  • Lessens the feelings of an overburden of responsibility 
  • Lessens the traumas associated with gaining knowledge
  • Helps you understand and release feelings of disapproval toward yourself 

Kundalini Properties 

  • Balances the heart chakra
  • Balances your energy field
  • Activates the third eye and crown chakras
  • Clears negativity from chakras and energy fields

Health Benefits 

  • Increases warmth
  • Combats depression
  • Purifies the physical body
  • Alleviates tension and stress
  • RebuildS the nervous system
  • Rejuvenates the endocrine system
  • Helps you absorb vitamins and minerals
  • Regenerates your tissue and skeletal structure
  • Improves digestion, circulation, and breathing
  • Treatment of arthritis, skin cancer, blood disorders, pneumonia, vascular diseases, heart disease, eye problems, paralysis, rheumatism, skin disorders, tuberculosis, nightmares, spinal problems, autism, dyslexia, epilepsy, and physical coordination


  • My potential is limitless 
  • am improving myself each and every day


  • Chakras: Heart, Third Eye, Crown
  • Energy: Receptive and Projective
  • Planets: Sun
  • Element: Fire
  • Zodiacs: Leo
  • Number: 2

Physical Properties

  • Uses: Coinage, Jewelry, Gold Art Leaf, Electrical connectors, Industrial catalyst 
  • Color: Golden Yellow
  • Block: D
  • Habit: Massive form, grains, flake, plates, nuggets, dendritic forms, and occasionally, but rarely, in octahedral, cubic as well as rhombic dodecahedral crystals
  • Series: Forms a series with silver
  • Group: 11
  • Period: 6
  • Alloys: White gold, Most Yellow Gold, Rose Gold 12K refers to a 50% gold alloy and 24k refers to a 100% gold 
  • Luster: Metallic
  • Rarity: Common 
  • Gravity: 19.3  
  • Twinning: Common on (111) to give herringbone twins. Repeated on (111) to give stacks of spinel twins that form hexagonal wires.
  • Hardness: 2.5, Malleable
  • Elasticity: Ductile
  • Locations: Australia, South Africa, America, Papua New Guinea, Romania, Sweden, Italy, England, Brazil, Canada, and Venezuela
  • Sourced From: South Africa and China
  • Ionic Radius: 85 (+3e) 137 (+1e)
  • Key Isotopes: 197Au 
  • Transparency: Opaque
  • Named After: Sanskrit Jval; Anglo-Saxon gold; meaning gold - also Latin aurum, shining dawn
  • Boiling Point: 3080
  • State at 20°C: Solid 
  • Melting point: 1337.58 
  • Discovered In:  Prehistoric time, Thought to be produced in the supernova nucleosynthesis and collision of neutron stars and present in the dust generated by the Solar System, Brought during the Late Heavy Bombardment 4 billion years ago
  • Discovered By:  Ancient Egyptian, Minoan, Assyrian, and Etruscan artisans
  • Atomic Radius: 146
  • Atomic Weight: 196.9665
  • Atomic Volume: 10.2
  • Atomic Number: 79
  • Covalent Radius: 134
  • System/Structure: Isometric, Face-Centered Cubic (FCC)
  • Valence Electrons: 1
  • Chemical Formula: Au
  • Common Impurities: Ag,Cu,Pd,Hg,Bi
  • Inclusions (streak): Metallic Yellow
  • Relative Atomic Mass: 196.967 
  • Electron Configuration:  [Xe]6s14f145d10
  • Chemical Classification: Native element
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