Gold has the symbol “Au” and one of the naturally occurring higher atomic number elements. In its pure form, the GOLD element is slight, bright, reddish yellow, soft, dense, ductile and malleable metal. Gold is a transition element and lies in an 11th group of the periodic table.
The electron configuration of an element is defined as the number of electrons present in orbits of atom or molecules.
In case of gold, there are 79 electrons present in the 6 shells of the gold atom. The number of electrons in each orbit is 2, 8, 18, 32, 18, and 1. the electronic configuration of Gold is:
Chemical Element with atomic number 79.
Electron Configuration For Gold Ion
The electron configuration for Gold ion can be represented as a number of electrons present in the orbit of Gold Atom shell and it is written as [Xe] 4f145d106s1
Full Electron Configuration For Gold
The full electron configuration for Gold can be defined as:
Valence Electrons of Gold
There is only one electron present in the outermost shell of Gold so the number of valence electrons Gold have is ONE.
What is The Electron Configuration of Gold
Electron configuration is the distribution of electrons of atoms in the orbits. For gold electron configuration is 1s22s22p63s23p63d104s24p64d104f145s25p65d106s1
How Many Valence Electrons are in Gold
A number of valence electrons are a number of electrons which are present at the outer most shell of the atom. Gold has 79 electrons and has only one electron in the outermost shell and it makes univalent compounds. So, the gold has only 1 (one) valence electron.