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Split me into 3, and you will feel like iron,

But you see I am much stronger than it.

Split me into 6, and you will feel like aluminium,

But you see I can't be softened as easily as it.

I stand next to a precious golden treasure,

But I am still much more valuable than it.

What/Who am I?

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    $\begingroup$ this is really pathetic. again a downvoted question. REASON? is it unclear? is it broad? what? that's it I am done with this $\endgroup$ – canova Feb 25 '16 at 9:24
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    $\begingroup$ I do downvotes as well, but it is rare and I give explanation to the user why I downvoted so he/she can improve. I don't see anything wrong here to get a downvote, other than random hate. $\endgroup$ – canova Feb 25 '16 at 9:42
  • $\begingroup$ Indeed! Those aren't drive-bys. Often I even feel obligated to explain an upvote $\endgroup$ – humn Feb 25 '16 at 9:43
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I think it is

Platinum

Explanation

One thing to keep in mind is that Atomic number of platinum is 78

Split me into 3, and you will feel like iron,

78/3 = 26. And 26 is the atomic number of Iron.

But you see I am much more stronger than it.

Yes. Bulk Modulus of platinum is 230 GPa while of the iron is 170 GPa

Split me into 6, and you will feel like alluminium,

78/6 = 13. And atomic number of aluminium is 13

But you see I can't be softened as easy as it.

Aluminium is more malleable than platinum

I stand next to a precious golden treasure,

In periodic table, Platinum is right next to Gold which have atomic number 79

But I am still much more valuable than it.

Yes, I think we all know that.

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  • $\begingroup$ well done mate. I see you like chemistry ^^ $\endgroup$ – canova Feb 25 '16 at 9:25
  • $\begingroup$ Nice use of the B word before the M word. Learn something new every day, on a good day! $\endgroup$ – humn Feb 25 '16 at 9:26
  • $\begingroup$ @SirSC Maybe $\endgroup$ – manshu Feb 25 '16 at 9:29

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