Examples from the Web for mercuric
Dissolve the mercuric chloride in 60 of water, and the potassium iodide in the remainder, and mix the two solutions.
How could you distinguish between mercurous chloride and mercuric chloride?An Elementary Study of Chemistry|William McPherson
Mercuric salts become reduced to mercurous, whilst the salts of gold throw down a precipitate of the metal in fine powder.
The use of mercuric fulminate as a detonator dates from about 1814, when the explosive cap was invented.
The following do not precipitate:—Mercuric cyanide and potassium ferrocyanide solutions.Poisons: Their Effects and Detection|Alexander Wynter Blyth