Mercury (Element)

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In situ availability: trace
Atomic number: 80
Atomic mass: 200.59
group: 12
period: 6
normal phase: Liquid
series: Transition Metals
density: 13.534 g/cm3
melting point: 234.32K,
boiling point: 629.88K,
Au ← Hg → Tl
Atomic radius (pm): 150
Bohr radius (pm): 171
Covalent radius (pm): 149
Van der Waals radius (pm): 155
ionic radius (pm): (+2) 102
1st ion potential (eV): 10.44
Electron Configuration
2s2 2p6
3s2 3p6 3d10
4s2 4p6 4d10 4f14
5s2 5p6 5d10
Electrons Per Shell
2, 8, 18, 32, 18, 2
Electronegativity: 1.8
Electron Affinity: Unstable anion
Oxidation states: 2, 1
Magnetism: Diamagnetic
Crystal structure: Rhombohedral

Mercury is a Transition Metal in group 12. It has a Rhombohedral crystalline structure. This element has 7 stable isotopes: 196, 198, 199, 200, 201, 202, and 204.

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