How Many Electrons Does Silver Have in Its Valence Shell?

One valence electron makes up silver. With an atomic number of 47 and 47 electrons organised in orbits around its atomic nucleus, silver is a bright white valuable metal. Silver has the electron configuration [Kr] 4d10 5s1 or 2, 8, 18, and 1.

A solid at normal temperature is silver. At 1,763.2 degrees Fahrenheit, it melts. 10.49 grammes per cubic centimetre is how dense it is. It is ductile, malleable, and soft. Silver has an atomic mass unit (atomic mass weight) of 107.8682 grammes per mole. It has the highest electrical conductivity of any metal and is the most reflective.

A transition metal is what silver is categorised as. It is listed on the periodic table of elements in group 11 and period 5 respectively.

Misha Khatri
Misha Khatri is an emeritus professor in the University of Notre Dame's Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry. He graduated from Northern Illinois University with a BSc in Chemistry and Mathematics and a PhD in Physical Analytical Chemistry from the University of Utah.


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