Aluminum and Mercury

Molecule Website: Outro music: —————————————— When mercury is added to aluminum, it forms an amalgam (a mercury alloy). Aluminum is normally protected by a thick oxide layer, but the formation of the amalgam disrupts it. It allows fresh aluminum to react with air to form white aluminum oxide. As the oxide grows, it […]

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experiments with the liquid metal mercury IV

in this episode: a little insight on mercury toxicity, as a response to all the comments on my other “experiments with the liquid metal mercury” videos. MUSIC: VALVE SOFTWARE – STILL ALIVE (from the video game “PORTAL”) source

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