Element from the periodic table
It does not match up to it's abbreviation as the letters h & g are not incorporated in "mercury"
The Romans modified the Greek name slightly, referring to mercury as Hydragyrum, from which we get mercury’s modern chemical symbol, Hg. Mercury was known to the ancient Chinese, Egyptians and Hindus and has been found in Egyptian tombs dating back to about 1500 B.C, when it was discovered.
Some Properties of this element;
13.6 g.cm-3 at 20°C
- 38.9 °C
What i found unusual about mercury, was that it was the only element that melts in room temperature.