YEAR I-C ELEMENTAL UPDATE

Krypton

INFORMATION:

element name: Krypton

atomic symbol: Kr

atomic number: 36

atomic mass: 83.798u

group 8 period 4

protons: 36

electrons: 48

valence: 8

nonmetal

color: colorless

melting point: -157.3 oC, 115.9 K

boiling point: -153.2 oC, 119.4 K

USES:

  1. Krypton gas is used in making neon lights.
  2. The element krypton can be found in slide and movie projectors
  3. Runway light are known to have Krypton inside them.
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