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The symbol for Mercury is Hg

Symbol For Mercury: Hg
Group: Metal
Atomic Number of Mercury: 80
Atomic Weight of Mercury: 200.59


Electron Shells: 2,8,18,32,18,2
Orbital Electrons: [Xe] 4f14 5d10 6s2
Valence Electrons: 1,2


Crystal Structure of Mercury: Rhombohedral
Melting Point of Mercury: -38.87°C
Boiling Point of Mercury: 356.58°C
Electronegativity of Mercury: 2
Covalent Radius of Mercury: 1.49 Å
Ionic Radius of Mercury: 1.02 (+2) Å
Atomic Radius of Mercury: 1.76 Å
1st Ionization Potential of Mercury: 10.4375 V
2nd Ionization Potential of Mercury: 18.759 V
3rd Ionization Potential of Mercury: 34.202 V
Density of Mercury at 293 Degrees Kelvin: 13.546 g/cm³
Electron Conductivity of Mercury: 0.0104 10^6/cm ohm
Thermal Conductivity of Mercury:0.0834 W/cmK

Discovered By: Known to the ancients.
Year Discoved: Unknown
Location: Unknown
Name Origin: From the Roman god Mercury; symbol from Latin: hydrargyrus (liquid silver).