Wanted: Argon

By: Hunter Tetley

Why its wanted?

-Being invisible to the eye

-Cant be heard or smelled

-Not reacting to most elements

-Named for the greek word argos, meaning ''lazy'' or ''inactive''

-Being a part of the noble gases

-Detecting radioactive materials

Aliases

-Argon fluorohydride

-Argon hydrofluoride

-Argon

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Description

Atomic #: 18

Symbol: Ar (previously A)

Class: Noble gases

Atomic weight: 39.95

Commonly found: 3rd most common gas

Properties: colorless, odorless, and insert

Boiling point: -302.53F

Melting point: -308.53

Finders and how it was found

There were two scientists that found Argon, Sir Wiliam Ramsay and Lord Rayleigh. They named it Argon after the greek word argon, meaning ''inactive'' or ''lazy''. They found it found it by seeing that 1% of the air didn't react to most elements.
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Where to find it

-It is found in the atmosphere

-Far right on the periodic table

-In the Noble gases

WARNING: DANGEROUS IN CLOSED AREAS

Bibliography

Argon Book ISBN-13: 978-1-4042-1409-5