Silver oxide is conductive - more conductive than copper oxide.  However, 
it is less conductive than any of the atmospheric oxides of gold.  Silver 
oxide breaks down easily under mechanical pressure - hence the use in 
connector pins, relay contacts, etc.

At 11:54 AM 4/23/02 -0300, you wrote:
>____________________________________________________________________________
>The black silver oxide layer that will form has low electrical
>conductivity...
>____________________________________________________________________________
>
>Just out of curiosity, I thought silver oxide was conductive? Although I do
>agree that it would be hard to solder to...
>
>Tim
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