2021: ☢️ Density of Mercury (Hg) [& g/cm3, kg/m3, Uses, Sources ...

Everything has mass and volume, and therefore density. So it is expected that the smallest piece of matter, like an atom of Mercury has it too. But what is the density of an atom of Hg?

Note: Learn more about the density here.

In the case of Mercury , density is 13.546 g/cm³. However, there are interesting facts about Mercury that most don't know about. Also check the kg/m³ conversion...

Mercury Data

Mercury Density g/cm³

13.546 g/cm³


13546 kg/m³

State at 20 °C



Used in thermometers, barometers, and batteries. Also used in electrical switches and mercury-vapor lighting products.

Atomic Mass


Learn more about the atomic mass.


Virtually all mercury comes from cinnabar or mercury sulfide (HgS). Some sources of red cinnabar are so rich in mercury that droplets of elemental mercury can be found in random samples.

Atomic Number


Learn more about the atomic number.

Atomic Symbol


Name Origin

From the Roman god Mercury; symbol from Latin: hydrargyrus (liquid silver).


Discovered By: Known to the ancients.
Year: Unknown
Location: Unknown


Heavy, silver-white metal, liquid at ordinary temperatures.

Want to learn more details and data about Mercury (Hg)? Check my Elements Comprehensive List.


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