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basic information

Element Name; sliver

Symbol; ag

Atomic Number;47

Atomic Weight;107.8682

Group: coinage metal

additional information


The origin of name: from the Anglo-Saxon word “Siolfur” meaning “silver”


Jewelry, silverware


Silver is somewhat rare and expensive, although not as expensive as gold.

Biology (in humans)

Silver has no biological role.

Geology ( in the universe)

Silver is found sometimes as the free metal as well as in ores such as argentite (silver sulphide, Ag2S). There are deposits in Australia, Canada, Chile, Germany, Mexico, Norway, Sardinia, and the USA.