Mercury vapor is very toxic,heat the object in open air and …
This is not a personal atack to you dear Williams ! I know that you’re
trying to help people with good advice.
Everybody is drawing people attention to the very high toxicity of
mercury and I agree with all of them.So, here is my question and
point of view.
1.What occures if your nice fan blow this toxic stuff in open air?
2.Imagine that your fan faces opposite your garden?
3.Imagine that your kids are playing in this garden?
4.You don’t like to bread it in but what about people passing your
I can pose many questions related to this subject without asking for
a respond.Seriously,this stuff is without any question “DANGEROUS”,so
tread it this way.It doesn’t matter if you’re dealing with small
amounts or not.By all means,take it to a refinnery or sell the stuff
to someone or a company (Rio Grande does it) who knows how to deal
with it.If you still want to refine it by yourself … learn how
to do it properly and by a good book which explaines you how to
refine to mercury aswell,but DO NOT BLOW MERCURY FUMES IN OPEN AIR.
Even gold is not worth it contaminating our precious air. Any big
event is started by a single person,so why not starting this subject
by every individual goldsmith or newbee !
Again,to all the persons who contributed to this mercury subject,this
is not pointed to your personal advice,but more an article to those
people who do not understand the hazardhous of little operations like
Lots of people pretend to say “I didn’t know”.Well,personal I do not
accept this as an apology.You’ve got do know before you start it and
if you don’t know … then ask.
Just trying to be helpful.