Atomic Number: 47
Atomic Weight: 107.87
Melting Point: 961.93
Boiling Point: 2212
Specific Gravity: 10.50
Valence(s): 1 or 2
Silver has been known since ancient times. People learned to separate silver from lead as early as
3000BC. Silver occurs freely in nature. Principle ores of silver include lead, gold and
copper-nickel ores. Pure silver has the highest electrical and thermal conductivity of all metals.
Sterling silver is used for jewellery and silverware.
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