Melting point-304 oC, 579 oF, 577 K
Boiling point-1473 oC, 2683 oF, 1746 K
Density (g cm-3)-11.8
Relative atomic mass-204.38
State at 20°C-Solid
Natural and Synthetic uses.
It has since been applied to any other similarly toxic metal, or metalloid such as arsenic, regardless of density. Commonly encountered heavy metals are chromium, cobalt, nickel, copper, zinc, arsenic, selenium, silver, cadmium, antimony, mercury, thallium and lead.