What color is chemical Mercury?
Mercury is greyish white. In fact Copper and Gold are the only metals that are not white/grey.
Mercury, the planet, has a light orange and yellow collor, and rocky surface which is covered with a thick layer of dust. Mercury, the element, is silver in color when it its pure liquid state. Mercury, the automobile, is whatever color you want to buy. mercury is orangish grayish color and is just like the moon
When Mercury and Iodine are ground together, a compound called Mercury(I) Iodide is formed with the chemical formula Hg2I2 but this compound is sensitive to light and will break down into elemental Mercury and Mercury(II) Iodide with the chemical formula HgI2 .Interestingly, Mercury(II) Iodide changes color with changes in temperature, changing from orange at room temperature to yellow above 126 degrees Celsius due to a change in crystal structure.