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Periodic Table Element Comparison: Compare Elements - Mercury vs Iridium

Compare Mercury and Iridium

Compare Mercury and Iridium on the basis of their properties, attributes and periodic table facts. Compare elements on more than 90 properties. All the elements of similar categories show a lot of similarities and differences in their chemical, atomic, physical properties and uses. These similarities and dissimilarities should be known while we study periodic table elements. You can study the detailed comparison between Mercury vs Iridium with most reliable information about their properties, attributes, facts, uses etc. You can compare Hg vs Ir on more than 90 properties like electronegativity , oxidation state, atomic shells, orbital structure, Electronaffinity, physical states, electrical conductivity and many more.

Facts

Mercury
80
Hg
200.59
Liquid
Silver
transition metal
12
zinc family 
6
d
[Xe] 4f14 5d10 6s2
-38.83 °C
356.73 °C
2, 8, 18, 32, 18, 2
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Iridium
77
Ir
192.217
Solid
Silver
transition metal
9
cobalt family 
6
d
[Xe] 4f14 5d7 6s2
2466 °C
4428 °C
2, 8, 18, 32, 15, 2
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Neighborhood Elements of Iridium

History

History
The element Mercury was discovered by unknown in year 1500 BC in unknown place. Mercury derived its name from from the New Latin name mercurius, named after the Roman god (Hg from former name hydrargyrum, from Greek hydr-, 'water', and argyros, 'silver')
The element Iridium was discovered by Smithson Tennant in year 1803 in France and United Kingdom. Iridium derived its name derived its name from from Iris, the Greek goddess of the rainbow

Presence: Abundance in Nature and Around Us

Ppb by weight (1ppb =10^-7 %)
1×10-7%
2×10-6%
2.5e-07
6.7×10-6%
5×10-9%
N/A
2×10-7%
2×10-7%
5.4e-07
4×10-8%
N/A
N/A

Crystal Structure and Atomic Structure

171 pm
14.821191074331 cm3
149 pm
155 pm
374
mercury Spectrum
300.5, 300.5, 300.5 pm
1.23081, 1.23081, 1.23081
R_ 3m
166

Simple Trigonal

mercury Crystal Structure
180 pm
8.5202570921986 cm3
137 pm
N/A
425
iridium Spectrum
383.9, 383.9, 383.9 pm
π/2, π/2, π/2
Fm_ 3m
225

Face Centered Cubic

iridium Crystal Structure

Atomic and Orbital Properties

Atomic Number
Number of Electrons (with no charge)
Number of Protons
Mass Number
Number of Neutrons
Shell structure (Electrons per energy level)
Electron Configuration
Valence Electrons
Oxidation State
Atomic Term Symbol (Quantum Numbers)
Shell structure
80
80
80
200.59
120.59
2, 8, 18, 32, 18, 2
[Xe] 4f14 5d10 6s2
5d10 6s2
-2  1;2
1S0
mercury Shells
77
77
77
192.217
115.217
2, 8, 18, 32, 15, 2
[Xe] 4f14 5d7 6s2
5d7 6s2
-3;-1  1;2;3;4;5;6;7;8;9
4F9/2
iridium Shells

Isotopes - Nuclear Properties

Isotopes
Naturally occurring stable isotopes:
196Hg, 198Hg, 199Hg, 200Hg, 201Hg, 202Hg, 204Hg.
Naturally occurring stable isotopes:
191Ir, 193Ir.

Chemical Properties: Ionization Energies and electron affinity

2
2
0 kJ/mol
1007.1, 1810, 3.3×103 kJ/mol
6
2.2
151 kJ/mol
880, 1.6×103 kJ/mol

Physical Properties

13.534 g/cm3
14.821191074331

 

N/A
N/A
25 GPa
N/A


 

N/A
N/A
N/A

 

1×106 S/m
9.6×10-7 m Ω
4.154

 

8.3 W/(m K)
N/A

 

Diamagnetic
N/A
-2.1×10-9
-4.21×10-10
-2.84e-05

 

1.000933

 

1407 m/s
22.56 g/cm3
8.5202570921986

 

528 GPa
210 GPa
320 GPa
0.26


 

6.5 MPa
1760 MPa
1670 MPa

 

2.1×107 S/m
4.7×10-8 m Ω
0.11

 

150 W/(m K)
6.4×10-6 K-1

 

Paramagnetic
N/A
1.67×10-9
3.21×10-10
3.77e-05

 

N/A

 

4825 m/s

Thermal Properties - Enthalpies and thermodynamics

-38.83 °C
356.73 °C
1750 K
4.154

 

2.29 kJ/mol
59.2 kJ/mol
N/A
2466 °C
4428 °C
N/A
0.11

 

26 kJ/mol
560 kJ/mol
N/A

Regulatory and Health - Health and Safety Parameters and Guidelines

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8
2809
N/A
0
N/A
3
0

 

N/A
N/A
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4.1
3089
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A

 

N/A
N/A

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