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  1. #1 water and silver 
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    frnds i recently observed that drinking water turns milky after keeping it in silver glass for about 10hrs. can anyone explain this thing!!!!!!!!


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    Possibly impurities in the water such as chlorine reacting with the silver (if it is actually silver!) to form silver chloride, which is a white precipitate:



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