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Caption: Mercury-gold amalgam formation. Time-lapse footage of gold leaf forming an alloy with drops of mercury, creating what is known as an amalgam. The gold leaf is thin, with a large surface area, and under the right circumstances is rapidly absorbed by the liquid mercury. The resulting alloy is similar to those used in some dental fillings.

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Mercury-gold amalgam formation, time-lapse footage

K007/2012 Rights Managed

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Duration: 00:00:22.07

Frame size: 1920x1080

Frame rate: 25

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File size: 473.4M

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