Symbol: Ag

Atomic Number: 47

Atomic Weight: 107.870

Silver (number 47, symbol Ag) is a chemical element that occurs in copper-nickel, gold, copper, lead-zinc, lead, and argentite ores. It is a transition metal that can be obtained from brittle silver and dark ruby and light ruby silver. In history, it was used to make coins and ornaments and was produced by separating silver from lead. It is a noble metal, along with gold, platinum, iridium, osmium, ruthenium, and palladium.

Deposits are found in different parts of the world, including countries such as Canada, Honduras, Bolivia, Mexico, Germany, and Norway. The major producers are the United States...Read More