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For the 2008 Beijing Olympics medals were 70mm in diameter and 6mm thick with the front showing a winged figure of victory and the back a Beijing Olympics symbol surrounded by an inset jade circle. They weigh approximately 250 grams. They are not actually pure gold but rather silver coated in no less than 6 grams of gold giving them an actual make up of 244 grams of silver and 6 grams of gold, roughly

The chemical symbol for gold is Au

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Q: What is the chemical symbol for gold and how much does a gold medal weigh?
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