Xenon element properties

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Name: Xenon Symbol: Xe
Group: Noble Gas Atomic weight: 131.30
Density @ 293 K: 0.00588 g/cm3 Atomic volume: 37.3 cm3/mol
Group: Noble Gas discovered: 1898


state (s, l, g): g
melting point: 161.3 K boiling point: 165 K
Heat of fusion: 2.297 kJ/mol Heat of vaporization: 12.636 kJ/mol


1st ionization energy: 1170.4 kJ/mole
electronegativity: 2.6 2nd ionization energy: 2046.4 kJ/mole
electron affinity: kJ/mole 3rd ionization energy: 3097.2 kJ/mole
Specific heat: 0.158 J/gK heat atomization: 0 kJ/mole atoms

Oxidation & Electrons:

Shells: 2,8,18,18,8 electron configuration: [Kr] 4d10 5s2 5p6
minimum oxidation number: 0 maximum oxidation number: 8
min. common oxidation no.: 0 max. common oxidation no.: 6

Appearance & Characteristics:

structure: fcc: face-centered cubic color: colorless
uses: UV-laser, hi intens lamps toxicity: no
hardness: mohs characteristics: unreactive


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: 9 hydride(s): none
oxide(s): XeO3 XeO4 chloride(s): none


ionic radius (2- ion): pm ionic radius (1- ion): pm
atomic radius: 131 pm ionic radius (1+ ion): pm
ionic radius (2+ ion): pm ionic radius (3+ ion): pm


thermal conductivity: 0.01 J/m-sec-deg
electrical conductivity: 0 1/mohm-cm polarizability: 4 A^3


source: Air
rel. abund. solar system: 0.672 log abundance earth's crust: -4.5 log
cost, pure: 120 $/100g cost, bulk: $/100g

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