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anonymous

  • one year ago

can treated pennies (meaning being changed to gold) be converted back to the ordinary coin?

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  1. Photon336
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  3. aaronq
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    you can't turn regular pennies (copper) to gold, that's called "transmutation" and what alchemy was all about, except it's not possible.

  4. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    this question is being asked on a lab report i have to do and it was the gold penny lab

  5. aaronq
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    so you coated a penny with gold, not turned it into gold, right?

  6. anonymous
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    yeah lol

  7. aaronq
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    so yeah you can remove the coating with aqua regia but you will probably dissolve some of the copper coin in the process

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    thanks

  9. aaronq
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    no problem

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