Atomic #:47                                         symbol: Ag                         Atomic mass:107.8682u

Silver was named after an old English word called scolfer, which means important metal. It is found in a native form as an alloy with gold. (electrum)

                                                                   Physical Facts

Silvers melting point is at 1,763 degrees.

Boiling point is at 3,924 degrees.

The density is 10.5 g/cm3

Silver is the 68th most abundant element in the earths crust.


Silver has also been used to create coins, although today other metals are typically used in its place. Silver is used to make silverware, jewelry and other decorative items. High capacity batteries can also be made.

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