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mer·cu·ric

 (mər-kyo͝or′ĭk)
adj.
Relating to or containing mercury, especially with a valence of 2.

mercuric

(mɜːˈkjʊərɪk)
adj
(Elements & Compounds) of or containing mercury in the divalent state; denoting a mercury(II) compound

mer•cu•ric

(mərˈkyʊər ɪk)

adj.
of or containing bivalent mercury.
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Men who worked in the felt hat factories using chemicals such as mercuric nitrate "experienced symptoms affecting the gums, mouth and skin.
That mercuric nitrate solution might get disposed of inappropriately," Alpers says.
This phenomena has been known of by many people in the industry since the very early days, and for the first 100 years the standard procedure was to apply a more adherent immersion coating of mercury from a solution of mercuric nitrate.