Krypton

An Element

Element 36

Element symbol: Kr

Atomic Number: 36

Atomic Mass: 83.798

Classification: Nonmetal

Physical Properties:

  • Density= 3000 kg m-3
  • Melting Point= -251.27 F
  • Boiling Point= -244.147 F

Uses of element: Krypton is used as a low-pressure filling gas for flourescent lights. It is also used in some camera flash bulbs for high-speed photography. It's a product for all nuclear reactors.

Where it's found:

  • Hot Springs
  • Volcanoes
  • Atmosphere
Interesting Facts:

  • Colorless, Odorless, & Tasteless.
  • Famously known as Superman's only weakness.
  • It can be used for filling the space between the panes of double-glazed windows.
  • The name Krypton comes from the latin word 'Kryptos', which means 'hidden'.
  • Krypton is non-toxic.