Neon element properties

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Name: Neon Symbol: Ne
Group: Noble Gas Atomic weight: 20.17
Density @ 293 K: 0.0009 g/cm3 Atomic volume: 16.7 cm3/mol
Group: Noble Gas discovered: 1898


state (s, l, g): g
melting point: 24.53 K boiling point: 27.1 K
Heat of fusion: 0.3317 kJ/mol Heat of vaporization: 1.7326 kJ/mol


1st ionization energy: 2080.6 kJ/mole
electronegativity: 2nd ionization energy: 3952.2 kJ/mole
electron affinity: kJ/mole 3rd ionization energy: 6121.9 kJ/mole
Specific heat: 0.904 J/gK heat atomization: 0 kJ/mole atoms

Oxidation & Electrons:

Shells: 2,8 electron configuration: [He] 2s2 2p6
minimum oxidation number: 0 maximum oxidation number: 0
min. common oxidation no.: 0 max. common oxidation no.: 0

Appearance & Characteristics:

structure: fcc: face-centered cubic color: colorless
uses: Neon signs toxicity: no
hardness: mohs characteristics: Inert, dens


reaction with air: none
reaction with 6M HCl: none reaction with 6M HCl: none
reaction with 15M HNO3: none reaction with 6M NaOH: none

Other Forms:

number of isotopes: 3 hydride(s): none
oxide(s): none chloride(s): none


ionic radius (2- ion): pm ionic radius (1- ion): pm
atomic radius: 71 pm ionic radius (1+ ion): pm
ionic radius (2+ ion): pm ionic radius (3+ ion): pm


thermal conductivity: 0.05 J/m-sec-deg
electrical conductivity: 0 1/mohm-cm polarizability: 0.396 A^3


source: Air
rel. abund. solar system: 6.537 log abundance earth's crust: -2.3 log
cost, pure: 33 $/100g cost, bulk: $/100g

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