Silver mining is the resource extraction of silver by mining. Silver is found in
native form very rarely as nuggets, but more usually combined with sulfur, arsenic
The mining of silver began some 5000 years ago. Silver was first mined in about
3000 B.C. in Anatolia (modern day Turkey). These early lodes were a valuable ...
Element Silver (Ag), Group 11, Atomic Number 47, d-block, Mass 107.868.
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Dec 11, 2014 ... A study published in September 2012 in the journal Astronomy and Astrophysics
found that smaller stars that explodeproduce silver, while ...
The world's most prolific silver mines are in Peru, Chile, Bolivia, Mexico, Australia
and the United States. Serbia and China also produce substantial amounts of ...
Silver is the 68th most abundant element in the Earth's crust and 65th in cosmic
abundance. It is found in small quantities in many locations on Earth.
Sep 9, 2012 ... Gold and silver are forged in different types of star explosions, a new study says
—which may explain why the yellow stuff is rarer.
Silver is a relatively rare element found in the Earth's crust. It is found both in its
free form and in minerals such as argentite. It is often mined with other metal ores
Archaeologists (scientists who study ancient civilizations) have found silver
objects dating to about 3400 b.c. in Egypt. Drawings on some of the oldest
Silver has been used as a form of currency by more people throughout history
than any other metal, even gold. Although it is usually found in ores with less rare