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Silver

A precious metal with the highest electrical conduction properties of any metal. It is used mainly in jewelry, photography, and for scientific and industrial purposes. It has been used as the basis for currencies in the past. Silver is traded as a commodity on various security exchanges. Like many precious metals, silver is volatile but generally maintains relatively high prices.
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We're very pleased to support Argentum Medical with this important project to provide the government with effective medical countermeasures to chemical threats," said Robert P.
My Argentum is a marvellous mover and I just wanted to get him out to get the experience.
About Argentum Medical Argentum Medical is a privately held company that manufactures and distributes Silverlon burn, wound care, and surgical dressings to the U.
There were people talking about it and I said to them that Argentum wouldn't win.
Nexiant is a privately-held company whose investors include The Argentum Group, InnoCal Venture Capital, Inverness Graham Investments and Mission Ventures.
Browne recalled: "It looked a two-horse race between Dayjur and Argentum.
Our vision is to build a company that will become the premier software solutions provider to the food and beverage industries, and the acquisition of DMS clearly provides the scale needed, and will position AFS firmly on that path," said Walter Barandiaran, chairman of AFS and a managing partner of Argentum.
One of the best things I like about Argentum Backup is that it simply creates a Zip file.
In his tam parvis tuis reliquiis exerceor quotiens hec loca vel tempora et hos mores oblivisci volo, et semper acri cum indignatione animi adversus studia hominum nostrorum, quibus nichil in precio est nisi aurum et argentum et voluptas, que si in bonis habenda sunt, multo plenius multoque perfectius non tantum mute pecudis sed immobilis etiam et insensibilis elementi quam rationalis bonum erit.
Quick-silver, its other name, and the German 'Quecksilber' correspond to a translation of the Latin word argentum vivum (living silver) because to the Ancients this curious metal seemed to have a life of its own.
Spanish settlers, who arrived in the 1500s in search of silver and gold, named Argentina after the Latin word for silver, argentum.
In fact, Argentina's name is derived from the Latin word for silver, argentum.