Light gaseous inert element.


Discovered from its bright red spectral lines by the Scottish chemist William Ramsay and the English chemist Morris William Travers in 1898 from a liquified air sample.

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Atomic number 10 Clip
Atomic / Molecular Weight 20.179 gmol-1Clip
Density 1442 kgm-3Clip
Crystal Structure fcc Clip
Lattice constant 446 fmClip
Melting Point 24.56 KClip
Boiling Point 27.112 KClip
Specific heat capacity 1030 Jkg-1K-1Clip
Ratio of Specific Heats 1.667 Clip
Velocity of sound 461ms-1 @ 30C ms-1Clip
Triple Point 24.555 KClip
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See also: Noble Gases, Periodic Table.

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Subjects: Chemistry