ETYMOLOGY: It comes from the latin "argentum".
CRYSTAL SYSTEM: Cubic.
PRINCIPLE OF FORMATION: Primary.
CLASS MINERAL: Native element.
CHEMICAL FORMULA, MINERAL ELEMENTS: Ag.
HARDNESS: 2.5 - 3 on the Mohs scale.
FIELDS: Argentina, Mexico, Canada, Peru, USA.
MINERALOGY: The native silver being mined is hydrothermal origin and can be found associated with sulphides and arsenide bismuth, zeolites, calcite, fluorite and quartz is a very ductile and malleable metal, has the highest electrical conductivity and thermal conductivity all metals.
MYTHOLOGY: For centuries silver has been used for the manufacture of coins, until the price of gold will overcome it represented the same coins, silver is one of seven known metals of antiquity, it is mentioned in the book of genesis, has been attributed to the quality of silver protect pregnant women and those who want to be.
PROPERTIES: It is said that silver is releasing negative emotions repressed for too long, helps us to express ourselves eloquently, boosts self-confidence, the haughty people taught to be humble and simple, Silver is a protector against the evil eye neutralizes the bad energetic influences both people and environments.
CHAKRAS: Sacral, throat.
USES: Used in chemical laboratories as a reagent, also used in the electronics industry (computer chips) for the manufacture of photographic film and paper. jewelery, meditation, collection.