Cooley, William E. Retired, Winton Hill Technical Center, Proctor and Gamble Company, Cincinnati, Ohio.
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A chemical element, Ag, atomic number 47, atomic mass 107.868. It is a gray-white, lustrous metal. Chemically it is one of the heavy metals and one of the noble metals; commercially it is a precious metal. There are 25 isotopes of silver with atomic masses ranging from 102 to 117. Ordinary silver is made up of the isotopes of masses 107 (52% of natural silver) and 109 (48%). See also: Periodic table
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