The term mercury is ambiguous and may refer to:
- Mercury (element): An element, just like oxygen or uranium, but it has many distinct properties and uses.
- Mercury (pollutant): A toxic pollutant, which in its elemental form or combined with other elements may build up in food chains and cause tremendous biological damage.
For Further Reading
- "Mercury (element)", En.wikipedia.org, 2018. [Online]. Available: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mercury_(element). [Accessed: 15- Aug- 2018].