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Most recent answer: 09/11/2009
Q:
myself being in herbal research based on ancient ayurveda of india was carrying out some formulation on Mercury Metal at one stage Mercury was converted into solid form and when given a temperature of 100*C the mercury ball started to leviate to about 2 feets in air. can you give me some more guidance on use of such type of thing.
- NK
NJ
A:
At 100C mercury is liquid, and giving off very toxic vapor. And no, it won't levitate. My suggestion is to stick with the plants, many of which are non-toxic.

Mike W.

(published on 09/11/2009)

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