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Silver Minerals used to make film and batteries
Silver salts react to light and coat some types of photographic film. The use of silver in photography is not as common now that digital cameras are so popular.

Rechargable batteries contain nickel. Nickel comes from the minerals pyrrhotite, pentlandite and garnierite.

Garnierite Pentlandite
Silver (top right), garnierite, and pentlandite are used to make film and batteries

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