Mercury: Properties


Compound Substances

Oxidation StateSubstances
HgIHg2F2 , Hg2Cl2 , etc., Hg slats2+ (most
are unsolvable except Hg2 (NO3 )2.2H2O )
HgIIHgO, HgS, HgCl2 , etc., Hg2+ salts
[Hg (H2O)6 ]2+ (aq), HgN (OH),
complexes (exp: [Hg (SCN)4 ]2- ), Hg (CH3 )2 , etc.,