The Periodic Table/80 - Mercury (Hg)

Element Mercury (Hg, 80)

Here you can read more about the chemical element Mercury. Its shemical symbol is Hg and its atomic number is 80. The relative atomic mass of Mercury is 200.59 u. The elemental classification of Mercury is Transition metals, and it belongs to group 12 and period 6 in the Periodic Table of Elements.

The density of Mercury is 13540 kg/m3. And the mineral hardness of Mercury is 1.5 Mohs. The melting point of Mercury is 234.3 Kelvin (-38.7 ℃). The boiling point of Mercury is 629.9 Kelvin (356.9 ℃). Mercury was discovered in the year ca. 2000 fvt by Forntida kinser and indier.

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Data about element Mercury

Chemical symbol
Element classification
Transition metals
Atomic number
Relativ atomic mass
Atomic mass
200.59 u
13540 kg/m3
Melting point
234.3 K   (-38.7 ℃)
Boiling point
629.9 K   (356.9 ℃)
Mineral hardness
1.5 Mohs
Discovered year
ca. 2000 fvt
Discovered by
Forntida kinser och indier