About the sample
This is a commercial sample taken from one of our laboratories. It is packed in an ampoule under the air atmosphere. The main reason for such a display is not to protect the mercury from air, but to keep it closed. Otherwise, with time, it can contaminate the surrounding.
ρ / g/cm314.19
tt, mp / °C-38.83
tv, bp / °C356.73
Electronegativity, (X)2.00
Crystal structureRhombohedral (the solid state)
Extended informationhttps://www.webelements.com/mercury/