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Discussion Forum : General Science - Elements and Metals (Q.No. 5)
5.
Which of the following metals forms an amalgam with other metals?
Tin
Mercury
Lead
Zinc
Answer: Option
Explanation:
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Discussion:
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Moses said:   6 months ago
Which type of Liquid? Please tell me.

Ayush said:   2 years ago
An amalgam is an alloy of mercury with another metal. It may be a liquid, a soft paste or a solid, depending upon the proportion of mercury.

Yash paul said:   3 years ago
Mercury is a liquid metal.

Krithika said:   3 years ago
Mercury is a type of liquid.

Bhawni said:   3 years ago
Mercury is a mixture or blend.

Bharat Kumar said:   3 years ago
An amalgam is an alloy of mercury with another metal. It may be a liquid, a soft paste or a solid, depending upon the proportion of mercury.

Harpreet said:   3 years ago
In Fe, Co, or Ni, the metallic bonds are very strong. Hence, they don't allow mercury to diffuse into it and as such, no amalgam is possible with these metals. In contrast, Ag, Au, or Na (i.e. soft metals) can readily adsorb mercury. Hence amalgam formation is possible with these metals.

KAMAL LACHAN MOHANTA said:   3 years ago
Why here the answer is mercury? Please explain in detail.

Piyush said:   3 years ago
Mercury is liquid at room temperature.

Gaurav said:   4 years ago
What are the other compounds in Amalgam?


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