Mercury

Micaela Regalado

Mercury-202

Element: Mercury

Number Known Isotopes: 30

Isotope name: Mercury-202

Chemical symbol: 202/80 Hg

Atomic Number: 80

Atomic mass 200.59

Number of Protons: 80

Number of Electrons: 80

Number of Neutrons: 121

A few Isotopes for Mercury

Mercury-196

Mercury-197

Mercury-198

Mercury-199

Mercury-200

Mercury-201

Mercury-202

Physical Properties:


  • Is the most abundant isotope
  • top 7 reactive isotope.



Uses:


  • Is used in the study of deposition
  • Is used in the emission of Hg in both terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems.



Interesting Facts:


  • Are/Have been used in the undertaken in lakes in the US, and Canada.
  • Also used for the production of radioactive Hg-203.
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A Radioactive Isotopes for Mercury

Mercury-197

Mercury-203


Interesting fact:


  • Both have been used to study the brain and kidneys


http://www.chemistryexplained.com/elements/L-P/Mercury.html