Silver has been in use since prehistoric times. Silver has been used by humans for thousands of years. It often occurs as a free element in nature.
Name: Silver Symbol: Ag Atomic number: 47 Atomic weight: 107.87 State: solid Group, period, block: 11, 5, d Color: lustrous white metal Classification: transition metal Electron configuration: 4d10 5s1
Density: 10.49 g/cm-3 Melting point: 1234.93 K,961.78 °C,1763.2 °F Boiling point: 2435 K,2162 °C,3924 °F
Oxidation states: 1, 2, 3 Electronegativity: 1.93 (Pauling scale) Ionization energies: 1st: 731.0 kJ·mol-1 Covalent radius: 145±5 pm Van der Waals radius: 172 pm
There are two naturally occurring isotopes of silver exist, 107Ag, and 109Ag.