Silver

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Silver

SILVER

ORIGIN OF NAME

Latin 'argentum' (meaning silver)The word silver came from the Anglo-Saxon word 'seolfur'.

Ag

atomic number:

47

atomic mass:

108

+1 (silver nitrate)

year discovered: 5000 BC

There is no specific person accredited to the discovery of silver since its discovery is ancient.

COMMON IONS

from most to least common

+2 (silver fluoride)

+3 (potassium tetrafluoroargentate)

DISCOVERY

long-hand

ELECTRON CONFIGURATION

[Kr]4d10 5s1

short-hand

1s2 2s2 2p6 3s2 3p6 4s2 3d10 4p6 5s1 4d10

WHERE IS SILVER FOUND?

melting point: 1,763° F

density: 10.5 g/cm3

PHYSICAL PROPERTIES

Silver is mostly found in mines located in the United States, Peru, Canada, Mexico, Bolivia and Australia.

boiling point: 3,923° F

color: silver

phase at room temperature: solid

transition metal

COMMON USES

electronegativity: 1.93

period number: 5group number: 11protons/electrons: 47neutrons: 61

-- Silver has the most conductivity of all elements in existence.-- Though it is not advised, silver can be eaten!

Did you know....?

Sources: (www.chemistry.about.com)(www.education.jlab.org) (www.en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Silver)(www.images.google.com)

Jewelry, silverware, batteries, mirrors, dental procedures, coinage, and photography.


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