Silver

Zoe Rodriquez

Facts

Symbol- Ag. Atomic number- 47. Atomic mass- 107.868. Number of protons- 47. Number of neutrons- 60.8682. Number of electrons- 47. Melting point- 961.78. Normal phase- room temperature.

Silver belongs to the transition metals family

1. In India, food can be found decorated with a thin layer of silver.

2. Silver is used on the back of most mirrors because it reflects light well.

3. The Olympian gold metal is made of mostly silver, and then plated with only 6 grams of gold.

4. 20,000 tons of silver is mined each year.

5. Silver is used in the production of cloth that is resistant to the effects of mildew and bacteria.

6. Silver halide is used to print photographs.