Hi, Teo Zenios said: > Out of curiosity why would somebody auction off small jars of mercury > anyway? What do people and or companies do with the stuff anymore? > My brother used to use _gallons_ of mercury assaying metallic ore samples. Apperently it is/was one of the main uses of mercury. -- Cheers, Stan Barr stanb at dial.pipex.com The future was never like this!