## Chemistry: A Molecular Approach (3rd Edition)

Density of gold = $19.32{g}/{cm^{3}}$ $D=\frac{m}{v}=\frac{371g}{19.3 cm^{3}}=19.22 \frac{g}{cm^{3}}$ $19.22\approx 19.32$ Since the densities are very close, it is possible that the nugget is gold.