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The Olympic gold medal is plated with six grams of pure gold. The medal is mostly silver (92.5%).

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How much percent of gold is in the olympic gold medal?

1%. Believe it or not, an Olympic gold medal is only 1.34% gold. It's actually mostly made of silver.

What must the composition of the gold medal be?

The Olympic Gold medal is actually made of silver, but must be gilded with at least 6 grams (0.21 ounces) of pure gold

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What percentage of an Olympic gold medal is made of gold?

The gold medal is 1.34% gold and 92.5% silver.

Is the Olympic gold medal made of solid gold?

The Olympic gold medal is actually made mostly of silver which is then coated in gold. Gold medals only contain 1.34% gold (around 6 grams). 92.5% of a gold medal is actually silver while the rest is copper. The silver medal itself is also 92.5% silver, but it has no gold (obviously). Bronze medals are 97% copper, 2.5% zinc and 0.5% tin.

What is the olympic silver metal made of?

The Olympic silver medal is made of sterling silver. The Olympic gold medal is made up of mostly silver.

What is Olympic Medal made of?

either gold,silver, or bronze

Value of an olympic gold medal?

Probably not that much, because the medal is made out to the swimmer.

Is the 1908 Olympic Winners Medal made of solid gold?


When was the last time that the Olympic Gold Medal was made of solid gold?

they were last 100% gold in 1912

Is the London 2012 olympic gold medal reall gold?

Each gold medal is made up of 92.5 percent silver and 1.34 percent gold, with the remainder copper. The value of the materials in the gold medal is about $644

Is an olympic gold medal 24 carat gold?

An Olympic gold maedal is mostly made of silver but is coated with no less than 6 grams of 24 carat gold.

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