The periodic table/Neon

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Discovery[edit | edit source]

Neon is very rare on Earth.

Quick Facts[edit | edit source]

Name: Neon atom

Symbol: Ne

Mass: 20

Classification: Group 0 (Noble Gases)

Protons: 10

Electrons: 10

Neutrons: 10

Color: Colorless (but glows reddish-orange in an electric discharge)

Discovered in: 1898

Crystal Structure: Cubic

Melting Point: -248.6 °C

Boiling Point: -246.1 °C

Common Uses: Television Tubes, Neon Lights/Flashing Signs, High-Voltage Indicators, Helium/Neon Lasers

See also[edit | edit source]

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