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Neon
20.1797(6)



  Ne
10
1s22s22p6
[ ? ] Noble gas:
Properties:
Colorless, odorless, non-flammable, inert gas
Uses:
Cryogenics, advertising signs


Neon is a chemical element, typically found as a gas in its elemental form. It has the chemical symbol Ne, atomic number (the number of protons) Z = 10, and a standard atomic weight of 20.1797 g/mol.

Neon is a monatomic noble gas. At a pressure of 101.325 kPa, it has a boiling point of −246.08 °C, and a melting point of −258.59 °C.