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Neon at Chemical Elements.com
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Basic Information

Name: Neon
Symbol: Ne
Atomic Number: 10
Atomic Mass: 20.1797 amu
Melting Point: -248.6 °C (24.549994 K, -415.48 °F)
Boiling Point: -246.1 °C (27.049994 K, -410.98 °F)
Number of Protons/Electrons: 10
Number of Neutrons: 10
Classification: Noble Gas
Crystal Structure: Cubic
Density @ 293 K: 0.901 g/cm3
Color: colorless

Atomic Structure

[Bohr Model of Neon]  
Number of Energy Levels: 2

    First Energy Level: 2
    Second Energy Level: 8


Isotope Half Life


Date of Discovery: 1898
Discoverer: Sir William Ramsay
Name Origin: Form the Greek word neos (new)
Uses: lighting
Obtained From: liquid air

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