Silver is a transition, glossy, ductile and malleable metal, that loses gloss whenever exposed to ozone. The metal attractive appearance is the reason for its large demand for ornamental purposes. It is a fine electricity conductor and a stable element whenever exposed to air and water.
Djezkazgan, Kazakhstan, Russia.
The silver is a human kind old acquaintance. Studies point out that humans started to separate it around 3000 B.C.
Coin minting, photographic and radiographic industries, jewelry, electro-electronics, motor sport, medical applications, and electroplating. Silver photo credit: Henry Yu
Source: MM Gerdau - Museu das Minas e do Metal -