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How does silver get tarnished?

Answer . It happens with exposure to air and certain chemicals. The silver atoms combine with oxygen to form a layer of silver oxide, which is what causes the discolorat

How does silver tarnish?

Silver tarnishes from reacting with Oxygen in the air (The stuff we breathe, if you don't know, I highly doubt you don't know) thus forming tarnish.

What makes sterling silver tarnish?

exposure to substances which react with the surface of the metal, usually sulphur. Sterling silver is .925 (925%) pure silver. The other .75 is made up of an alloy consistin

What is silver tarnish?

Silver tarnish occurs when silver turns black, caused by oxidationwhen it is exposed to the air. Tarnish can be removed by rubbingthe silver with polish and a soft cloth.

What is tarnishing silver?

The tarnishing of silver is a chemical reaction in which oxygen and hydrogen sulfide in the air is reacting with (oxidizing) metallic silver to form silver sulfide, Ag 2 S. Th

What tarnishes silver?

Good question! I know that there are so many different things that can tarnish silver. I believe the main cause for tarnishing silver is sulfur that is found in many lotions a

What is tarnish on silver?

Silver tarnish is silver that has reacted with the air to form Silver Oxide, AgO, under certain conditions, and it is black in color. Silver Nitrate, AgNO3, has been used to d
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Why silver jewelry is tarnish with lime?

sterling silver is 97.5% pure silver and7.5 copper alloy. Thiscopper alloy reacts to humid conditions and acidic skin bytarnishing (brown) and oxiding (black).Lime is very aci