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General Silver Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Ag
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 107.87 gm
   Silver 100.00 %  Ag
          100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Ag
Help on Environment: Environment: In sulfide ore veins.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) Prehistoric
Help on Locality: Locality: Mexico and Norway have large deposits of silver. Known to ancient civilizations. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Anglo-Saxon, of unknown origin.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Silver Say SILVER
Help on Synonym: Synonym: Cocinerite - Mixture with chalcocite
  Electrum - Au Alloy