Pure silver is a brilliant, lustrous, white transition metal occupying the copper subgroup of the periodic table. This metal has been known since antiquity, having been mentioned in Genesis and in pre-dynastic Egypt where it was originally used for coinage and decorative purposes.
Iowa Science Teachers Journal
© Copyright 1980 by the Iowa Academy of Science
Perman, Craig A.
"A Non-Polluting Method of Silver Reclamation,"
Iowa Science Teachers Journal: Vol. 17
, Article 7.
Available at: https://scholarworks.uni.edu/istj/vol17/iss2/7