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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

Learn more about the minerals we use around the home

Find out about the minerals we use every day...
Krystal the quartz
Building a house
In the kitchen
Around the home
Transport and technology
Neat and tidy
Health and medicine

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