Element Silver Facts Facts:

Silver comes from the Anglo-Saxon word Seolfor. Silvers chemical symbol comes from the Latin word for silver, Argentum. SILVER, Ag ATOMIC NUMBER: 47 ATOMIC WEIGHT: 107.8682

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Silver Is Used In Coins All Around The World.


Silver has long been valued as a precious metal, and it is used to make ornaments, jewelry, high-value tableware, utensils (hence the term silverware), and currency coins.

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Silver, is used for jewlery.

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Silver is the best conductor of energy out of all the elements.

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The element silver is in group 11 of the periodic table and period 5.

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Silver the most electrically conductive element naturally bonds with sulfur the most insulating element. This is the tarnish or black coat surrounding old silver objects. This process only covers the very outside layer and can be chemically reversed.

Silver is used in quaurters,nickels,and dimes!

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conducts electricty, malleable, and ductile.


silver is only shiny when polished. when in its pure form, silver is actually dull.

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In the ancient and medieval Europe silver was often more valuable than gold

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Used in dental alloys

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Pure Silver is extremly soft.

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silver is the second most prized element in space

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silver is shiny

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Most U.S. coinage from the dime up to the dollar were 90% silver until 1964.

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silver for medical uses is best made into colloidal silver which means very small amounts suspended in pure water and kept separated by electronic repuluion of similiar polarity.It does not cause skin coloration as the silver content can be very small in very small clusters.It is very good for burns soothing and healing.

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The symbol for silver is Ag. Also silvers melting point is 961.93 c

Silver combines with nitrate and forms Silver Nitrate which has the element symbol of AgNO3. The 3 is a subscript though.

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When silver is slightly boiled in a oxygen/propane-mix torch it produces a fume cloud of silver particles that can be caught and then trapped onto a glass (particularly borosilicate) tube or rod and turns into ghosty whisps of blue/green when worked properly.

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Silver is used for water purification, because it prevents bacteria growth. Its a great alternative to powerful chemicals, such as chlorine and bromine.

Silver is also used a an explosive. It is called Silver Fulminate.

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Silver has a atomic weight of 108(rounded to the nearest 1)

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silver is the only element with the highest optical reflectivity of any metal.

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According to legent, silver can protect you from werewolves.

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The symbol for silver is Ag. Argentina was named for the earlier name for silver. It is used in ornaments, jewlry, table ware, electrical contacts and conductors, film, disinfectants, antibiotics, cavity fillings, and batteries. Silver has been known to be one of the first metals known to man, and it will tarnish when mixed with hydrogen.

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Silver has antimicrobial properties, so it will kill all kinds of microbes.

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the blue man is known for turning blue because of drinking a homemade silver solution, resulting in the skin disease argyria or bluing of the skin.

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Pure silver is the best conductor of heat and electricity of all known metals.

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Silver comes from igneous and sedimentary rocks.

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5th row of the periodic table!

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Silver is a white, lustrous transition element discovered about 5000 years ago. It has the chemical symbol of Ag, which stands for Argentum in Latin. Silver has an atomic number of 47, and an atomic weight of 107.8682(2). It has the highest electrical and thermal conductivity of all elements. Silver occurs naturally as a pure, free metal; and it tarnishes when exposed to Ozone (O3) or Hydrogen sulfide (H2S). Silver has 47 protons, 47 electrons, and 61 neutrons. It has two stable isotopes, 107Ag and 109Ag. However, silver ahs a total of 71 isotopes. It is very easy to shape without it being deformed, cut, etc easily. Silver is a solid metal at room temperature. It is in period 5, group 11.

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to find silver's nuetrons, subtract 47 from 108.

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silver has 61 nuetrons

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It is illegal to use silver as a food decorative in Australia.

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Copper is the most common metal used to round out the 7.5 percent alloy balance in sterling silver.

On the Periodic Table, silver is in the 11th family with Copper, Gold, and Roentgenium and in the 5th period with elements like Zirconium, Tin, and Iodine.

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Silver's melting point is 1761 degrees F or 960 degrees C

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Silver is being put into paper used in medical professions because of its antibiotic-like characterstics.

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Atomic Radius: 144 pm

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silver iodide is used to make clouds produce rain.

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silver is an element of the metalic group it also is in the transitional group with the weight of 107.868 and the atomic number is 47. The standard state of silver is a solid. The melting point is 961.93 degrees celsius. The boiling point is 2485.15k. Silver has a density of 10.5g cubed. At room temperature silver is always solid. The last fact to know is that silver is in the fifth row on the periodic table.

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Silver is a dental alloy and used to be used in cavity fillings. Now dentists have clear fillings that do not contain silver.

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Silver can be eaten, although it is not advised.

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Silver was mentioned in the book of genesis (bible)

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Silver is a very ductile and malleable (slightly harder than gold) monovalent coinage metal with a brilliant white metallic luster that can take a high degree of polish.

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Mirrors and batteries use silver

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Silvers automatic number is 47, its automatic mass is 107.9 and it has 47 protons, 61 neutrons and 47 electrons.

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Silver is so malleable that it can be pounded to a thinness of 6/10000 of a millimetre. Also, since silver is very ductile, a single ounce of the stuff can be stretched into a wire over 48km long!!

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Silver was used in money. You can be allergic to silver. Silver is in most jewelry.

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Silver is used to represent the twenty-fifth wedding anniversary.

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The name silver came from the old english word seolfor.

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Silver Appears in the Following Minerals:- billingsleyite- boleite- bordosite- crookesite- fischesserite- huantajayite- jalpaite- laffittite


Silver reacts with fluorine and makes Silver II difluoride.

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Silver jewelry (necklaces) were placed around children's' necks in ancient china in hope of warding of evil spirits.

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Silver is mentioned in the book of Genesis.

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Ag is the standard reference symbol for silver. Silver is not a chemically active metal but if mixed with the hydrogen in air, it will tarnish. Silver is the highest conductor of electricity and heat out of all the elements and is stable in water. The discoverer of silver is unknown but silver was known to the ancients. The name silver comes from the Anglo-Saxan word seolfor, and the symbol (Ag) come from the Latin word argentum. Silver is very ductile and malleable. Silver has 47 protons and electrons and 61 neutrons. In conclusion,Silver is most used as a precious metal.

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There is 1,740,000 metric tons of silver discovered in the world up to the year 2007.

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the number o/f protons is determined by the number of neutrons, according to my calculations. In other words, 47.0496=protonsxneutrons-electrons.

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The Origin of the name silver came from the old english word Seolfor.

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Silver has 47 protons and 61 neutrons.

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Silver is classified as a metal in the periodic table of elements.

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AG is in the family 1B. Silver is considered a transition metal.

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Silver fulminate is a powerful explosive. Its sometimes formed during the silvering process.

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Silver was used to protect from bacteria and germs since the time of Chinese emperors.

Silver has the most thermal and electrical conductivity of all the metal elements.

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The malleability of silver in it's purest form is extremely high.

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In India, food can be found decorated with a thin layer of silver, known as Varak.

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The crystal structure of silver is cubic.

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The melting point of silver is 961.93 degrees Celsius.

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Silver is thought to be one of the very first metals ever used by the human race.

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Silver is the whitest color of any metal.

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The boiling point of silver is 2485.15 K, 3924 °F or 2212.0 °C

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Silver has 47 protons.

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Silver's density is 10.5g/cm cubed.

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40% of silver goes to photographic film.

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There is no other word in the english language that rhymes with silver other than the word chilver.

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A large portion of the worlds silver is used for monetary purposes(Money). Silver is associated with the Moon. In addition Sea Silver has been known since ancient times it was mentioned in the book of genesis.

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Silver is a solid at room temperature, very ductile, and lustrous.


Silver is harder than gold, but softer than copper.

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The name for the element silver came from seolfur meaning silver from old english anglo-s.axon

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Persian People used silver to make coins. (612-330 BC)

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The element silver is a transitional metal that has more electrical conductivity than copper.

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The element silver has medical uses also. Hippocrates wrote that silver had healing power. Silver compound were used in World War I because medicines were not yet invented. The silver was used to prevent infection in the war. Silver was not used to prevent infection after antibiotics were created.

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Before 1797 British pennies used to be made out of silver.

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when silver is exposed to the air for a while it starts to darken and tarnish.

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Silver has been being coined since 700 BC.

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The symbol of the element Silver is Ag. Ariana means silver!

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Silver has 47 electrons and 61 neutrons.

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Thin layers of silver placed between transparent layers enables light to pass through it.

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Silver Is One Of The Oakland Riaders Colors!

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The element silver is heavier than gold!

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Silvers Boiling Point is 2212.0 C - 2485.15 K

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Argentina was named from Argentum, the element of silver's Latin name.

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Silver is a common element used in film, jewelry, silverware, coins, brazing alloys, and much more.

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In a Bohr-Rutherforg diagram the element of silver has 5 Energy Levels. First Energy Level: 2 Second Energy Level: 8 Third Energy Level: 18 Fourth Energy Level: 18 Fifth Energy Level: 1

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The element silver is used for coinage, precious metal, and jewelry. Silver is very versatile also used in dental alloys and photography. Silver fulminate is an explosive element.

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Silver's atomic mass is 107.868g.

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The element silver is a metal that is considered to be cool and precious.

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The element silver is number 5 and has the atomic number of 47 on the Periodic Table of Elements.

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When silver is found it is silver in color and is generally in a solid form.

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AG is the standard reference symbol for silver.

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