Krypton

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Physical Properties

Atomic Mass: 84

Atomic Radius in picometers (pm): 88pm

Density: 3.75 g/l

Melting Point: -157.36°C

Boiling Point: -153.22°C

Appearance: pale mauve color and is a liquid

Chemical Properties

Reactivity: does not react with anything except fluorine gas

Flammability: not flammable

Room Temperature

Krypton is a gas at room temperature

Atomic Structure

Atomic Number- 36

Mass Number- 84

Protons-36

Neutrons-48

Electrons-36

Location on the Period Table

Krypton is located on the right edge of the Periodic Table below Argon and and above Xenon.
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History of Krypton

When was Krypton discovered?

It was discovered in 1898.

Where was Krypton discovered?

It was discovered in England.

Who discovered Krypton?

William Ramsay and Morris Travers discovered Krypton.

How was Krypton produced?

It was made by evaporation liquid Argon, and when it evaporates they collect the gas that is produced which is Krypton.

Application and uses

What is Krypton Used For?

Krypton is used mostly in fluorescent lights and some flash lamps used for high speed photography.

Fun Facts

Behind the Name

The word Krypton comes from the Greek word kryptos, which means hidden.

Other interesting information

Krypton is one of the rarest gases in the Earth's atmosphere, and it only makes up 1 part per million by volume.

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