Mineral description : Mercury

Mineral class Elements : Mercury-amalgame group
Chemical formula Hg
Crystal system Liquid
Habitus As small droplets.
Density 13.54
Color Steel gray
Luster Metallic
Description  
Occurance  
Associates Other mercury minerals.
Notes Easily dissolved in nitric acid.
DANGER : mercury and it's compounds is very toxic!
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