Sentence Examples


  • Quicksilver and tin are found (the latter in small quantities) in Tuscany.
  • " quicksand," loose water-logged sand, readily yielding to weight or pressure, and "quicksilver," the common name of the metal mercury.
  • Considerable quantities of the following minerals have been found: barytes (heavy spar), magnetite (magnetic iron ore), and pyrolusite (manganese dioxide) in Humboldt county; roofing slate in Esmeralda county; cinnabar (ore containing quicksilver) in Washoe county; haematite in Elko and Churchill counties; cerussite and galena (lead ores) in Eureka county; and wolframite (a source of tungsten) at Round Mountain, White Pine county.
  • Small quantities of quicksilver, sulphur and iron are obtained.
  • What that was, whether essence of quicksilver, or a few drops of hartshorn, there is no telling.

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