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Silver


Mineral Properties and Uses



Physical Properties of Silver

Chemical Classification native element
Color silvery white
Streak silvery white
Luster metallic
Diaphaneity opaque
Cleavage none
Mohs Hardness 2.5 to 3
Specific Gravity 10.0 to 11.0
Diagnostic Properties color, specific gravity
Chemical Composition Ag
Crystal System isometric
Uses jewelry, tableware, coins, electronics, photographic films, ornaments



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