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How to identify Mercury naturally

Mercury is an expensive element and it's hard to find.but if one is fortunate enough it's worth it.the whole world appriciates this commodity thus making it that expensive.

Mercury is classed as a mineral species for historical reasons, and also because it is that distinctive in its chemical and also its physical properties.but because it occurs as a liquid, it does not satisfy the normal criteria to be a real mineral.

It crystallizes at -40 degrees celsius at which point it forms rhombohedral crystals. It is also usually found as small isolated drops and is associated with cinnabar and also it can be found as large liquid masses in rock cavities.

Mercury is often found, along with cinnabar and other Hg minerals, as a precipitate from hot springs and in volcanic regions. Because of its rarity it is not often used as an ore of mercury. 

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