Wanted for $2,000,000,000: Gas or Plasma Form

Krypton: Wanted for Creating the Illegal Krypton difluoride (KrF2)

This element's atomic number is 36. It's atomic weight is 83.798 amu, or 84 amu rounded. If you ever see this element, you must know the number of protons, neutrons, and electrons! There are 36 protons, 48 neutrons, and 36 electrons. This element has 8 valence electrons, and it is a noble gas. The group number is 18.

Chemical Properties and Compounds

Krypton is a non-metal. In it's gas form, it is colorless, odorless, and tasteless. Krypton is a very unreactive gas (it is sometimes called an inert gas) and can only react with the element Fluorine. The most common compound of this element is Krypton diflouride (KrF2.)