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Silver and iron have different properties since they are placed in different positions in a periodic table.


  • Iron is a lustrous, ductile, malleable, silver-gray metal (group VIII of the periodic table).
  • It is known to exist in four distinct crystalline forms.
  • Iron rusts in damp air, but not in dry air.
  • It dissolves readily in dilute acids.
  • Iron is the 26th element on the periodic table. It is located in period 4 and group 8.


  • Pure silver is nearly white, lustrous, soft, very ductile, malleable, it is an excellent conductor of heat and electricity.
  • It is not a chemically active metal, but it is attacked by nitric acid (forming the nitrate) and by hot concentrated sulfuric acid.
  • Silver is located in Group 11 (Ib) and Period 5 of the periodic table

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