Chemistry and physics of the element silver and its chemical compounds.

Silver - chemical symbol Ag (latin: argentum), atomic number 47 - is a soft, white, lustrous, very ductile and malleable chemical element with the highest electrical and thermal conductivity. Silver belongs to the group of transition metals (copper group).

Online available information resources about the chemistry and physics of silver and the silver compounds.


Current Articles
Information and data about the element
Atom, Orbitals, Radiochemistry
Special Information
Group Elements - Information
Analysis and Determination
Geochemistry and Biogeochemistry
Toxicology and Medicinal Chemistry

Current Articles

Antibacterial Activity of Silver

Ions, not particles, make silver toxic to bacteria. Rice University researchers report too small a dose may enhance microbes' immunity.

Silver Cycle
New evidence for natural synthesis of silver nanoparticles

Information and data about the element

Silver, Ag
Chemical and physical properties. Webelements, UK

Silver, Ag
Chemical and physical properties; comprehensive data. Environmental Chemistry, USA

Silver, Ag
Chemical and physical properties of silver. Visual Elements, Chemsoc, UK

Atom, Orbitals, Radiochemistry

Atomic Data for Silver, Ag
This handbook is designed to provide a selection of the most important and frequently used atomic spectroscopic data in an easily accessible format. Basic Atomic Spectroscopic Data. NIST, USA

Isotopes of Silver
Overview, isotopic data and properties of all known nuclides of silver.

Radiochemistry of Silver
Nuclear Science Series: Monographs on Radiochemistry and Radiochemical Techniques. National Academy of Sciences. LANL, USA - Format: PDF

Special Information

Chemistry of Photography

Group Elements - Information

Chemistry of the Transition Metals
Lecture notes - Format: PDF

Mixed valence transition metal oxides
Article: Electronic structure of mixed valence transition metal oxides - Format: PDF

Transition Metal Chemistry
This page explains what a transition metal is in terms of its electronic structure, and then goes on to look at the general features of transition metal chemistry

Transition Metal Complexes
Lecture notes - Format: PDF

Transition Metals
A brief review

Transition Metals
Lecture notes: the d-block elements - Format: PDF


Silver and silver compounds
Database search form for silver and silver compounds: properties, safety data, available products etc

Analysis and Determination

Analytical Methods: Silver
... by ICP (aqua regia ashing); WIPES. NIOSH Manual of Analytical Methods. NMAM, USA

Silver Cation
Qualitative Analysis of the Group I Cations: Ag, Pb, Hg - Format: PDF

Silver Cation Ag+
Qualitative Analysis of Cations; a flow chart for the separation of cations in qualitative analysis - Format: PDF

Silver Group
The Separation, Precipitation of the Silver Group - Format: PDF

Silver Qualitative Analysis
Separation and Identification of Group A Cations. The Chloride Gang: Ag+ and Pb2+ - Format: PDF

Geochemistry and Biogeochemistry

Statistics and Information on the worldwide supply of, demand for, and flow of minerals and materials essential to the U.S. economy, the national security, and protection of the environment. USGS

Silver Minerals
The mineralogy of Silver. Webmineral

Toxicology and Medicinal Chemistry

ToxFAQs� for Silver
This fact sheet answers the most frequently asked health questions about silver. ATSDR, USA

Toxicological Profile for Silver
The ATSDR toxicological profile succinctly characterizes the toxicologic and adverse health effects information for the hazardous substance described there

Related Books and Scientific Literature: Silver

Book recommendation

Duward Shriver, Mark Weller, Tina Overton et al.

Inorganic Chemistry

From the fundamentals to the frontiers of research, this classic text offers an introduction to inorganic chemistry no other book can match. The new edition is most modern and most student-friendly yet, covering both the theoretical and descriptive aspects of inorganic chemistry in presentation that includes helpful new study tools and, as always, a captivating focus on experimental methods, industrial applications, and cutting-edge topics.

W. H. Freeman; 2014

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