Silver is a metallic chemical element with the chemical symbol Ag (Latin: argentum) and atomic number 47.

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How Can I Make Silver Soft? [closed]

how we Can Increase softness in Metals like Silver and Gold permanently ? i want more softness in metals than their orignal softness ?
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Distinguishing beetween silver halides with ammonia [duplicate]

Could someone please explain how ammonia (preferably using chemical mechanisms) enable us to differentiate between the silver - halide precipitates?
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Dissolve Silver Oxide

I was looking at how to dissolve silver oxide (in a solvent). I know that monovalent silver oxide will not dissolve in water, but are there any solutions in which monovalent silver oxide will ...
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Dissociation of silver chloride in a solution

When silver chloride is exposed to light it can dissociate to silver metal and atomic chlorine. It might be a silly question, but could the chlorine go back into the solution as chloride ions ? if so ...
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Silver nitrate titration with thiocyanate giving double the expected amount?

I've recently conducted a set of experiments using Volhard's method of argentometric titration, to find the amount of chloride ions in a solution. The chloride ion solution had an excess of silver ...
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How to Dissolve AgNO3 in ZnAc Solution?

In the preparation of $\ce{Ag}$ doped $\ce{ZnO}$ thin films by sol-gel method, I dissolved zinc acetate in 2-propanol while adding DEA and the solution is ready. After that I added different ...
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Calculate the radius of an Ag atom

The question I have been given is: Silver atoms in a metallic lattice only fill up $88\,\%$ of the space ($12\,\%$ is empty). The density of silver is $10.5\ \mathrm{g\cdot cm^{-3}}$. Assuming ...
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What the heck is my lab manual trying to get at here?

A passage in my lab manual (pertaining to our lab on the gravimetric analysis of the $\mathrm{AgCl}$ precipitate produced from $\mathrm{Ag^+}$ and $\mathrm{Cl^-}$) reads exactly thus: Calculate ...
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Why does Silver Sulfate not appear to precipitate from a reaction?

Aqueous silver nitrate is mixed with aqueous sodium sulfate. We were asked to perform this reaction in lab in my chemistry class, and we did not observe a precipitant being formed. However, the ...
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Problem with wet etching of silver

Over a silver substrate I deposited about 60 nm thick silver Layer. I am trying to make contact pads out of Au. When I try to etch the silver after developing and hardbaking the photoresist, it ...
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Yellow stains after cleaning silver

I've recently moved to a old house and found some stuff in the attic, along that I found some really beautiful silverware(??) that unfortunately was VERY tarnished, one of the pieces was totally black ...
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Why can oxygen have a coordination number of 3 in a complex between silver and SiO2?

I am running a MD simulation of Silver with $\ce{SiO2}$. Initially my silver atom is neutral and Oxygen has a coordination of 2 with Silicon having coordination of 4. After deposition of silver ...
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Cleaning silver - which method is better? [duplicate]

What is the advantage of this approach over polishing the silver with an abrasive? "Silver tarnish is an outer coating of silver sulfide, $\ce{Ag2S}$, formed when silver reacts with trace quantities ...
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Which sodium citrate is used in silver nanoparticles production?

In my studies, I have a group project to realise: to make some $\ce{Ag}$ nanoparticles using Turkevich method (boiling $\ce{AgNO3}$ with sodium citrate in water). In most of articles authors write ...
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How does the silver nucleate on glass in Tollen's reagent mirroring?

I'm trying to figure out how exactly does the silver start to grow during a mirroring with Tollen's reagent. I've made two pictures to illustrate how i see the nucleation/growth process of silver on ...
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Why does Silver form bonds with covalent character?

Compounds of silver form particularly strong bonds which is accounted for by the significant covalent character of the bonding. Furthermore, is the tendency to form covalent bonds linked to the fact ...
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Clean silver with aluminum foil and *

I already have two questions touching on this subject and there is a third question as well. The thing is that all the other question talk about cleaning silver with aluminum foil and carbonated ...
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What is the chemistry behind cleaning silverware with aluminium foil

This question has a accepted answer on this site already: What happens during cleaning silverware? but the reason I ask the question again is because I found different "recipes" for the technique ...
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Why does HCl both precipitate and dissolve Silver?

Adding $\ce{HCl}$ to silver nitrate solution causes silver chloride to precipitate. Adding more $\ce{HCl}$ causes the silver to re-dissolve. What is happening to the silver chloride when it ...
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Are radioactive isotopes of silver dangerous?

I know we all think of things like uranium as being radioactive in the nasty radiation poisoning sort of way. But do elements like silver have similar effects in their radioactive isotopes? I'm an ...
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Extracting silver from Tollens test

When we add tollens reagent (diamminesilver(I) cation, $\ce{[Ag(NH3)2]+}$) to glucose it forms a silvery mirror on the walls of the container. Since the sides are coated with actual Silver, is ...
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Height of potential barrier

Could anyone please help to find the height of the potential barrier between silver and copper or $\ce{Ag-Cu}$. I am working on a piezo-resistive sensor based on copper fabric and silver electrodes. I ...
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Which silver halide is the most soluble?

Halides are group 7 elements. They generally have a low melting and boiling point. They are highly reactive. Silver chloride and silver bromide are not soluble in water. So they will be precipitates. ...
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What happens during cleaning silverware?

I know two distinct recipes for cleaning silver: Put them into a pot with some club soda and a piece of aluminium foil and pour over a hot water. Gently clean silverware with a fine chalk powder ...
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Copper substituting silver in Tollen's reagent

I am an artist attempting to use Tollen's Reagent in a number of my projects. Is there any reason I could not substitute Copper Nitrate for the Silver Nitrate in the reaction? Would the copper ...
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Silver and milk (or milk products)

In the title I am refering to silver spoons, which, when used to consume milk products (like yogurt), get a weird taste. It could be described as umami/meaty, a little bit like onions. I came to the ...
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Silver, its bactericidal features and water

I often hear that water gets purified by being in a silver vessel, which sounds plausible because of bactericidal feature of silver. What doesn't sound plausible, though, is the way it's explained: ...