Periodic Table of Elements

47

Silver

107.87

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
2,8,18,18,1

Physical properties

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

Atomic properties

Oxidation states: 1, 2, 3
Electronegativity: 1.93 (Pauling scale)
Ionization energies: 1st: 731.0 kJmol-1
Covalent radius: 1455 pm
Van der Waals radius: 172 pm
  • Ag
  • Electron Configuration

Isotopes

There are two naturally occurring isotopes of silver exist, 107Ag, and 109Ag.