The world's most prolific silver mines are in Peru, Chile, Bolivia, Mexico, Australia and the United States. Serbia and China also produce substantial amounts of silver. Although miners occasionally uncover nuggets of pu... More » Science Chemistry Atoms & Molecules

Mercury, also called "quicksilver," is a liquid metal that is both shiny and silvery. In fact, it is the only metal that is liquid at room temperature. More » Science Chemistry Atoms & Molecules

Silver is one of the least reactive metals, only forming bonds with sulfur, nitrogen and the members of the halogen group. The halogens include chlorine, bromine, iodine, fluorine and astatine. More » Science Earth Science Geology
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