Symbol Hg Atomic radius: pm 150 Fusion: kJ/Mole 2.29
Name Mercury Ionic radius: pm (+2)102 Boiling point: C 357
Atomic number 80 Electron affinity Unst anion Melting point: C -39
Atomic weight 200.6 1st  ion potential 10.44 Specific Heat Cap: J/(g K) 0.14
Classification Trans metal Natural form Liquid Thermal Cond: W/(cm K) 0.08
Configuration [Xe]4f145d106s2 Crystal structure - Electrical Cond 0.0104
Oxidation states 1,2 Density 13.53 Abundance: mg/kg-crust 0.085
Electronegativity 1.9 Vaporization: kJ/Mole 59.11    
Mercury metal, or quicksilver, was known to the ancient Chinese and Hindus and has been found in an Egyptian tomb of c.1500 BC. Uses - dental amalgams, sodium hydroxide production, thermometers, barometers, fluorescent lamps, batteries