Silver

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Silver

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Silver on the periodic table

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Discovery of Silver

Description of Silver

Silver is a solid metal that has the color of silver. The melting point (C) of silver is 961.93 degrees. The boiling point (C) of silver is 2212.0 degrees. Pure silver is nearly white, lustrous, soft, very ductile, malleable, it is an excellent conductor of heat and electricity. It is commonly used to make jewellery and tableware utensils. Silver has two stable isotopes, 107Ag and 109Ag. Three common compounds found containing silver are silver(Ag), silver fulminate(Ag2C2N2O2), and silver oxide(Ag2O).

1)Symbol:Ag2)Atomic #:473)Atomic Mass #:107.86824)# Protons:475)# Neutrons:616)# Electrons:477)Period #:58)Group #: 11

1)There is no word that rhymes with the English word silver.2)Silver is exceptionally shiny!3)Silver has been known since ancient time.4)It was one of the first five metals to be discovered.5)Silver metal is not toxic to humans.6)Silver is the best electric conductor of the elements.7)Only gold is more ductile than silver.8)The most commonly encountered form of silver is sterling silver(Sterling silver consists of 92.5% silver, with the balance consists of other metals, usually copper).9)The chemical symbol for silver, Ag, comes from the Latin word for silver, argentum.10)A single grain of silver (~65 mg) can be pressed into a sheet 150 times thinner than the average sheet of paper.

Nobody knows who discovered silver. Silver was discovered in about 3000 B.C in Anatolia (modern day Turkey). Silver was named from the old english word seolfur.

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