The Only Substance That Strong Enough to Corrodes Gold.


Dis You Know?
Gold’s resistance to corrosion is one of its most useful properties. Generally the ONLY substance with sufficient power to corrode gold, Au is Aqua regia (a mixture of nitric acid, HNO3 and hydrochloric acid, HCl)

Who discovered Aqua regia?
Aqua regia was discovered around 800 AD, by the Muslim alchemist, Abu Musa Jabir ibn Hayyan.

Who is he?
Abu Musa Jabir ibn Hayyan (Arabic: جابر بن حيان), known also by his Latinised name Geber, was a Persian prominent chemist, alchemist, pharmacist, philosopher, astronomer/astrologer, physician and physicist. He has also been widely referred to as the “Father of Chemistry”.

Moreover, Sulphuric Acid, H2SO4 was also discovered by Jabir ibn Hayyan (Geber).

1. Aqua regia, satu- satunya asid yang boleh menghakis emas, Au telah ditemui oleh saintis Islam, Jabir Ibn Hayyan.
2. Sulphuric acid, H2SO4, juga telah ditemui oleh Jabir Ibn Hayyan dan bukannya saintis barat.
3. Jabir Ibn Hayyan, dikenali sebagai “Father of Chemistry”/ Tokoh dalam Ilmu Kimia.


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