Mercury the element, it seeps into many lakes ponds river soil fish. then when you eat to much of it, you may catch a small heart attack from the poison. some babies get it from their mothers. it is fast acting of seeping into your skin and changing state of matter. that's how it gets its name from the Greek god, Mercury who was known for being fast with his winged feet.
Both the planet Mercury and the element Mercury are named after the Roman god Mercury. In the case of the planet, the god Mercury was a messenger and traveled very quickly, just as Mercury orbits the sun faster that any other planet. Also, it was the custom to name the planets after Roman gods. (Venus, Mars, Neptune, and Jupiter are also named after some of the common Roman gods and goddesses.) In the case of the metal, it was named because it was considered to show some of the qualities of the god Mercury. He was considered untrustworthy and unreliable (as the god of thieves), and it was seen as an appropriate name because, as the only metal liquid at room temperature (and one of the two elements liquid at room temperature), mercury shows some surprising qualities.
Mercury will react with all metals except iron. Mercury will react with all metals except iron.
Mercury is one of the most versatile elements on the periodic table. It pretty much bonds to everything. However, it has a really good bond with metal elements such as iron.
Mercury can bond with oxygen to form mercuric oxide.
Lithium, Petroleum, and Hydrogen.
the neighboring element of MERCURY is thallium
-- Mercury the planet is very nearly a sphere, with diameter 4,880 km (3,032 miles).-- Mercury the element is a liquid at room temperature, and spreads to occupy the widthof whatever container it's in.(Don't try this at home. Mercury the element is poisonous.)
Mercury is the planet closest to the sun.
the planet Mercury is named after the god... Mercury!
No, the planet Mercury is just called Mercury. The element Mercury (Hg) is a chemical element and has nothing to do with the naming of the planet Mercury.
The element mercury is a metal. The planet Mercury is rocky.
The element Mercury is liquid at STP. The planet Mercury is a rocky or terrestrial type planet.
There is nothing particularly toxic on the planet Mercury. The element mercury, which has nothing to do with the planet, can cause nerve damage.
mercury as the first planet and the nearest planet in the sun and also in the earth where we live in,, and as a third nearest planet from sun
Mercury is the most iron-rich planet in the solar system.
No, it is an element found in different minerals on earth,the planet has the same name.
Mercury is a rocky planet, unless you mean the element mercury which is a metal.