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mercury  
TYPE
  • http://purl.org/net/provenance/ns#DataItem

DEFINITION
  • Mercury is a chemical element with the symbol Hg and atomic number 80. It is commonly known as quicksilver and was formerly named hydrargyrum. A heavy, silvery d-block element, mercury is the only metallic element that is liquid at standard conditions for temperature and pressure; the only other element that is liquid under these conditions is bromine, though metals such as caesium, gallium, and rubidium melt just above room temperature. - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mercury_(element)
DESCRIPTION
  • Mercury is a chemical element with the symbol Hg and atomic number 80. It is commonly known as quicksilver and was formerly named hydrargyrum. A heavy, silvery d-block element, mercury is the only metallic element that is liquid at standard conditions for temperature and pressure; the only other element that is liquid under these conditions is bromine, though metals such as caesium, gallium, and rubidium melt just above room temperature. - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mercury_(element)
IDENTIFIER
  • mercury
TITLE
  • mercury
URI
http://inspire.ec.europa.eu/codelist/CommodityCodeValue/mercury
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