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Mercury Mineral Data

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General Mercury Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Hg
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 200.59 gm
   Mercury 100.00 %  Hg
           100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Hg
Help on Environment: Environment: Secondary mineral resulting from oxidation of cinnabar deposits. Solid below -38.9°C.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) Prehistoric
Help on Locality: Locality: Most notable occurrences are Almaden mines in Spain and the Idria mines in Yugoslavia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: From the Arabic.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Mercury Say MERCURY
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 44514
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