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Some elements, such as gold, silver and iron, have been known since ancient times, so it is impossible to credit a single person for their discovery. Other elements were discovered around the same time by two or more scientists who were working independently of each other.

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Silver is an extremely soft, ductile and malleable transition metal, though it is slightly less malleable than gold. Silver crystallizes in a face-centered cubic lattice with bulk coordination number 12, where only the single 5s electron is delocalized, similarly to copper and gold.

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Discovered by - Origin of the name: The name is derived from the Anglo-Saxon name, 'siolfur'. ... Victoria Gill uncovering the secrets of the element that gave us the silver screen. Next time on Chemistry in its element, John Emsley introduces a chemical that's mostly fallen from favour, perhaps with good reason.

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Silver has a special place in the history of the elements because it is one of the first five metals discovered and used by humans. The others were gold , copper , lead and iron . Silver objects dating from before 4000 BC have been found in Greece and from slightly later in Anatolia (in modern Turkey).

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Elements have been discovered all over the world and some are named after places where they were discovered. Some such as iron, gold, silver, copper etc have been known since antiquity and nobody ...

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Silver has also been used to create coins, although today other metals are typically used in its place. Sterling silver, an alloy containing 92.5% silver, is used to make silverware, jewelry and other decorative items. High capacity batteries can be made with silver and zinc and silver and cadmium.

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The first use of silver dates back to around 5,000 BC and the ancient Greeks and Egyptians are credited with the discovery of this element. We take you through the history of silver and tell you more about who discovered it and when.

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Elements have been discovered all over the world and some are named after places where they were discovered. Some such as iron, gold, silver, copper etc have been known since antiquity and nobody ...

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Silver often plays second fiddle to another precious metal, gold, but this element has special properties that deserve a good look. For example, of all the metals, pure silver is the best ...

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Silver has been used since antiquity and cannot be said to have been discovered by any one person. In areas where humans have never collected it, silver can occur as nuggets lying on the surface of the ground. The oldest surviving silver artifact originated in Asia Minor around 4000 BCE.