- Hydragyrum (means liquid-silver)
- Quicksilver (for its mobility)
Look out for:
- Atomic number is 80
- Melts at room temperature. (68°F 20°C)
- Atomic weight is 200.59.
Unknown to who found it first!
Report of Mercury's first arrest
Mercury was known to the ancient Chinese and Hindus and has been found in 3500 year old Egyptian tombs.
On Earth's crust.
Easily forms alloys with:
- Mercury is very poisonous.