Consider the following differences between White Gold and Yellow Gold:

  1. While White Gold has more Nickel, Yellow Gold usually contains more Zinc
  2. White Gold is more durable than Yellow Gold

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Answer: [B] Only 2

First statement is incorrect because White Gold has more Zinc, whereas Yellow Gold usually contains more Nickel. White Gold has Rhodium coating, whereas Yellow Gold does not have the same. The Rhodium coating makes the White Gold costlier and more durable than Yellow Gold. White gold is an alloy of gold and at least one white metal, nickel, manganese or palladium.

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