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Silver (AG) Brandon Hopen Mr. Matulik Chemistry H-1
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Interesting Facts Human body: .001% silver Atomic Number: 47 Atomic Mass: 107.86 Density: 10.5 gm/cm3 Latin: Argentum (“arg” for white/shining) Highest electrical conductivity of any element Highest thermal conductivity of any metal
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General History 4000 BCE: The area of Anatolia (modern Turkey) is considered the first major source of mined silver For about 1,000 years ending around the 1st century A.D., the Laurium mines (near Athens) were the largest individual source of world silver production. 1 million troy ounces per year Greeks used Silver vessels to keep
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Silver in Electronics High conductivity led to use in silver-oxide batteries; high energy-to- weight ratio, making them ideal for applications that require long battery life Expensive- used more commonly in military hardware and watches, where space is limited
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Photographic Uses Silver halides are extensively used in the photography industry to
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This note was uploaded on 12/24/2011 for the course ECON 2023 taught by Professor Mike during the Spring '11 term at Bob Jones University.

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