Silver has 61 neutrons, 47 protons and 47 electrons. The chemical symbol Ag represents silver, stemming from the Latin word "argentum." It has an atomic number of 47.
Civilizations have been utilizing silver for over 5,000 years. In nature, silver is found in both pure and ore form and combined with other ores, such as lead or gold.
Silver has a density of 10.5 grams per cubic centimeter and a melting point of 1763.474 degrees Fahrenheit. Silver also has good thermal and electrical conductivity, and it is malleable and ductile. Some of the uses for silver involve medicine, photography, silverware and jewelry.