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Why is gold alloyed (mixed) with other metals before it is formed into jewelry?
To create a more beautiful color
To raise its value
To harden the metal
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Gold is mixed with other metals to harden it. This process is called alloying. Pure gold is very soft and can be molded by hand. Therefore, copper, silver, or other metals are alloyed with the gold to make it suitable for jewelry-making.
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