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Silver

Silver is a metallic chemical element with the chemical symbol Ag (Latin: argentum, from the Indo-European root *arg- for "grey" or "shining") and atomic number 47. A soft, white, lustrous transition metal, it has the highest electrical conductivity of any element and the highest thermal conductivity of any metal. The metal occurs naturally in its pure, free form (native silver), as an alloy with gold and other metals, and in minerals such as argentite and chlorargyrite. Most silver is produced as a by-product of copper, gold, lead, and zinc refining.

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Articles About Silver

Australia's gold medallist Mitch Larkin (C), silver medallist Josh Beaver (L) and bronze medallist Matson Lawson pose with their medals in the men's 200m Backstroke at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland, July 28, 2014. REUTERS/Jim
Commonwealth Games 2014: Australia Makes Clean Sweep in 100m Freestyle in Swimming Finals, Bags More Medals

By IBTimes AU

Australia reached the top in the 100m freestyle final on Monday morning at the Commonwealth Games 2014, winning the gold, silver and bronze medal in a dominant display in the pool. (Jul 30)

MORE TOPICS: GOLD, AUSTRALIA, INDIA, COMMONWEALTH GAMES

Photos of Motorola Moto X+1 Prototype and Specs Leak Online, Release Date, Four Fresh Features Revealed

By IBTimes AU

It seemed that Chicago-based tech company Motorola is in the final stages of its production for Moto X 1. Photos of the Android smart phone's final prototype and specs recently leaked online. (Jul 30)

MORE TOPICS: ANDROID, HTC

Nexus 6
Nexus 6 Likely Confirmed as Motorola 5.9-Inch Phablet on Release Date – Report

By IBTimes AU

The possibility that the upcoming Google Nexus 6 is a hybrid native Android smartphone from Motorola with a massive display panel, likely stretching to 5.9-inch, gained further steam, a new report said. (Jul 29)

MORE TOPICS: IPHONE, SMARTPHONE, ANDROID, HTC

Australia's gold medallist Mitch Larkin (C), silver medallist Josh Beaver (L) and bronze medallist Matson Lawson pose with their medals in the men's 200m Backstroke at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland, July 28, 2014. REUTERS/Jim
2014 Commonwealth Games Medal Tally: Games are Through Day 5 and Australia Continues to Dominate Count; Day 5 Highlights

By IBTimes AU

Australia continues to dominate the 2014 Commonwealth Games medal tally with 87 medals. (Jul 29)

MORE TOPICS: GOLD, AUSTRALIA, INDIA, SOUTH AFRICA, NIGERIA, COMMONWEALTH GAMES

Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, his wife Shelly, and actor George Segal attend the NBA basketball game between the Toronto Raptors and the Los Angeles Clippers at the Staples Center in Los Angeles
California Judge Affirms Shelly Sterling Authority to Sell Los Angeles Clippers

By IBTimes AU

California judge Michael Levanas ruled that Shelly Sterling, the Clippers' embattled owner's wife, was in good faith when she sought the expertise of two neurologists to determine the mental health of her estranged husband. (Jul 29)

MORE TOPICS: MICROSOFT, STEVE BALLMER, CALIFORNIA, COURT, LAWYER, LOS ANGELES

Nokia XL (Dual-Sim) vs. Samsung Galaxy Core (Dual-Sim) – Specifications, Features and Price Comparison
Nokia XL (Dual-Sim) vs. Samsung Galaxy Core (Dual-Sim) – Specifications, Features and Price Comparison

By IBTimes AU

The Nokia XL has recently been released in May 2014, while the Samsung Galaxy Core was released in June 2013. Both the handsets pack terrific features, impressive under the hood performances and affordable price tags. (Jul 29)

MORE TOPICS: IPHONE, SAMSUNG, AUSTRALIA, SONY, ANDROID

Michael Shelley of Australia celebrates after crossing the finish line to win the men's marathon gold medal at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland, July 27, 2014.
Australian Michael Shelley Beats Africans, Takes Gold in Marathon of 2014 Commonwealth Games

By IBTimes AU

Michael Shelley boosted the Australian campaign in the 2014 Commonwealth Games with an impressive gold medal finish in the marathon event in Glasgow, Scotland on Sunday. (Jul 28)

MORE TOPICS: GOLD, AUSTRALIA, UGANDA, KENYA, COMMONWEALTH GAMES

Cast members Jeremy Renner (L), Cobie Smulders and Samuel L. Jackson pose at a press line for "Avengers: Age of Ultron" during the 2014 Comic-Con International Convention in San Diego, California July 26, 2014.
Avengers 2: Death Of The Avengers, Battle Scenes And Ultron's Form Revealed In New Footage

By IBTimes AU

A never-before-seen-footage from "Avengers: Age of Ultron" was revealed during the Marvel's Hall H presentation at the San Diego Comic-Con 2014. The cast took to the stage, including newcomers Elizabeth Olsen and Aaron Taylor-Johnson. Scarlett Johansson was absent due to her pregnancy. (Jul 28)

Australia's Stephanie Morton (R) celebrates her gold medal with compatriot and silver medal winner Anna Meares in the women's sprint finals cycling race at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland, July 27, 2014.           REUTERS/Andrew
2014 Commonwealth Games: Stephanie Morton Beats Fellow Compatriot and Aussie Cycling Queen Anna Meares in Women’s Sprint

By IBTimes AU

Australia has added another medal to its Commonwealth haul after Stephanie Morton won a gold medal in women’s sprint in Glasgow, beating fellow compatriot and Aussie cycling queen Anna Meares. (Jul 28)

MORE TOPICS: GOLD, TWITTER, AUSTRALIA, COMMONWEALTH GAMES

Members of Australia's team enter he stadium during the opening ceremony for the 2014 Commonwealth Games at Celtic Park in Glasgow, Scotland, July 23, 2014.       REUTERS/Jim Young
Australia Roars Past England to Top the Medals Table at the 2014 Commonwealth Games

By IBTimes AU

Day three saw more joy for Team Australia in their favored track and pool events. 16 out of the 18 golds have come through cycling and pool events. The Aussie swimmers grabbed four more, 11 in three days, to take a clear lead at the medals table. (Jul 27)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA, COMMONWEALTH GAMES, GOLD