Element: Krypton

By: Rachel Lee Crawford February 26th 4th Block

Facts


  • Symbol: Kr
  • Atomic Number: 36
  • Atomic Mass: 83.798
  • Number of Protons: 36
  • Number of Neutrons: 48
  • Number of Electrons: 36
  • Melting Point: -157.36 c
  • Boiling Point: -153.22 c
  • Normal Phase: Gas
  • The cost of my element is $33.00 for 100 Grams
  • Classification: Non-metal
  • My element belongs the Noble Gas family
  • Origin of Name: From the greek word "kryptos" meaning "hidden"
  • Discovered by William Ramsay and Morris Travers in London England

Interesting Information

  1. It is found in free nature
  2. It is produced when air is purified, compressed, cooled, distilled, and condensed
  3. It is usually mixed with a halogen (usually flurine) when used in lasers

Common Uses

  1. Lighting
  2. Lasers
  3. Laboratory Research
  4. Medical Imaging
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