Asked in Domain Names, Elements and Compounds
How did the element Mercury get that name?
long ago, people discovered cinnabar ore. This ore was ground to make vermilion It was discovered that when cinnabar was heated, silver liquid came out. they named it mercury because the ore that it came from was the same color as the planet mercury. Hope this helped ...
Asked in Coins and Paper Money, US Coins
How many mercury dimes make a troy ounce of silver?
A mercury dime contains 0.0723 troy ounces of silver. You would need 13.83 mercury dimes to get 1 troy ounce of Silver. ...
Asked in Cooking Measurements, Volume
How many teaspoons of gelatin is needed to make 3 ounces?
18 tsp 1 ounce = 6 teaspoons 1 teaspoon = 0.16 ounce
Asked in Paleontology
Where can Mercury be found?
Answer Mercury can be found as an oxidation product of the mineral cinnabar. Most notable deposits are in Spain. Mercury is an element in the earth's crust. Humans cannot create or destroy mercury. Pure mercury is a liquid metal, sometimes referred to as quicksilver that volatiles readily. It has traditionally been used to make products like thermometers, switches, and some light bulbs. Mercury is found in many rocks including coal....
Asked in Cooking Measurements
Is oz the same as floz?
No, they are not the same. An 'Ounce' is a unit of weight. A 'Fluid Ounce' is a unit of volume. A fluid ounce of mercury is much heavier than an ounce of flour or water. However, a fluid ounce of water at room temperature is going to be pretty close to an ounce in weight. In most cooking applications, the difference is not going to be very much for the smaller quantities, but it could make a difference in larger...
Asked in Cereal
How many ounces of rice krispies is needed to make 6 cups?
One ounce of Rice Krispies is equal to about 1 cup volume. (One 12 ounce box of Rice Krispies cereal will make a double batch of "treats"). ...
Asked in Units of Measure
Do they make a 17 ounce can of cream of mushroom soup?
No, they make 8 and 16 ounce cans
If one ounce of concentrate is needed to make a gallon of liquid how many ounces of concentrate do you need to make 30 gallons?
30 ounces. Roughly a quart. Quart=32 ounces
Asked in Scientists
Which scientist discovered the element mercury?
His name is Antoine Laovoisier...he was a french scientist who discovered many elements including mercury...it doesn't really make sense because ancient civilizations discovered mercury way before because mercury is very shiny and appears in shiny globules in cinnabar which is another type of mineral so that might be why it was discovered so long ago and mercury was found in around 1488 B.C. that's all I have to say and I hope that is is adequate and answers your question...:) ...
Asked in Units of Measure
How can you convert oz to fl oz?
We are talking apples to oranges. More information is necessary to make the conversion. A fluid ounce is a measure of volume while the dry ounce is a measure of weight. The same volume of mercury will be a lot more than the same volume of water. ...
Asked in Recipes
How many teaspoons of dry ingredients to make an ounce?
There are 5 grams in one teaspoon and 25 grams in an ounce. So, you will need five teaspoons of dry ingredients to make an ounce. ...