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Silver element


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Silver element

  1. 1. By Emily Rueber Silver
  2. 2. Basic Facts <ul><li>Atomic number:47 </li></ul><ul><li>Atomic mass:107.9 </li></ul><ul><li>Family name: Coinage metal </li></ul><ul><li>Group name: Transition metals </li></ul><ul><li>Silver is in Group 11 </li></ul><ul><li>Is a metal and a solid </li></ul><ul><li>Good conductor of electricity and heat </li></ul>
  3. 3. History <ul><li>The discoverer of silver is unknown because it was discovered before the Bible was written. </li></ul><ul><li>Silver was discovered in prehistoric times. </li></ul><ul><li>The name origin of silver is from the Old English word seolfor . </li></ul>
  4. 4. Physical Properties <ul><li>Density: 10.49 g/cm 3 at 15 °C </li></ul><ul><li>Melting point: 962°C </li></ul><ul><li>Boiling point: 2162°C </li></ul>
  5. 5. Chemical Properties <ul><li>Reactivity: does not react well with many elements </li></ul><ul><li>Combustibility: not very combustible </li></ul><ul><li>Color change: color change happens as other chemicals and elements are applied to silver </li></ul>
  6. 6. Interesting Facts <ul><li>Most malleable and ductile of all metals except for gold </li></ul><ul><li>Sulfuric acid, nitric acid, and sulfides dissolve silver </li></ul><ul><li>Silver occurs naturally in rocks with gold, sulfur, minerals, and ores </li></ul>
  7. 7. Uses of Silver <ul><li>Musical instruments </li></ul><ul><li>Medicines </li></ul><ul><li>Tableware and flatware </li></ul><ul><li>Explosives </li></ul><ul><li>Money </li></ul><ul><li>Jewelry </li></ul>