Mercury(I) fluoride facts for kids
Mercury(I) fluoride is a light yellow solid. It evaporates at 240°C. It turns black when light is shined on it. It reacts with water to make mercury metal, mercury(II) oxide, and hydrofluoric acid. It is highly toxic.
It is made by reacting mercury(I) carbonate with hydrofluoric acid.
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