Mineral description : Amalgame

Mineral class Elements : Mercury-amalgame group
Chemical formula Ag,Hg
Crystal system  
Habitus As thin coatings and small crystals.
Cleavage  
Hardness  
Density  
Color Silvery white.
Streak  
Luster Metallic
Description Contains close to 70% mercury.
Occurance  
Associates Mercury, cinnober.
Notes DANGER : Mercury and it's compounds is highly toxic.
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Last changed : 1998-03-07