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How Can You Test If Something Is Gold?

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You can test whether a metal is gold or not using numerous methods, including a magnet, which should not attract it as gold is not magnetic. Secondly, you can use a fine steel file to file the surface. If it comes off easily, then the metal is real gold. Lastly, you could use the acid test by putting a drop of acid on the surface of the metal that is already filed. If the acid changes colour, then the metal is real gold.
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Look at the item through a magnifier. if it is gold, it should be hallmarked. In addition if the item is magnetic, it can't be gold. You can also carry out an acid test. Put a tiny spot of acid on a filed area of the item.The acid will change colour, and that tells you whether the item is gold
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