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How dense is mercury compared to other liquids?

The density of liquid mercury (it is a liquid at room temperature) is about 5.43 g/mL. This is about five and a half times as heavy as water! One of the next most dense liquids is bromine with a density of 3.03 g/mL, but mercury remains almost twice as dense.


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