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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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3] 2 M/2 M solution and stirred for 2 h, just to dissolve silver chloride by complexation.
This consists of a silver wire coated with silver chloride which is in direct contact with the mobile phase.
Our primary products have been silver / silver chloride and conductive carbon sensors for use in heart monitoring and bioinstrumentation electrodes.
We have recently studied the interaction of silver sulfadiazine and silver chloride in direct contact with various biological fluids [10], and the results clearly showed that silver absorption was greatly enhanced in the presence of normal serum components such as chloride, peptides, and proteins.
In an earlier news release, Fischer-Watt had noted that the silver values found to-date, in the near-surface oxidized portions of the Mercedes vein, were in a silver chloride mineral called cerargyrite, or horn silver.
Horn silver is a silver chloride mineral that is often found overlying sulfide silver deposits in arid regions such as the Mercedes location.
The plant also contains innovative downstream processing steps, which include novel silver chloride processing steps as well as copper solvent extraction and copper electrowinning.
The silver mineralization is mainly silver chloride minerals, which are amenable to cyanide leaching, yielding high (80 percent) recoveries in less than 4 days of treatment.