Element Advertisement: Neon

By Rachel Baldwin

Basic Info

  • Atomic Number: 10
  • Atomic Symbol: Ne
  • Atomic Mass: 20
  • Group: 18 (Noble Gas)
  • Period: 2

Neon Bohr Model

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Physical Properties

  • Gas at room temperature
  • Colorless unless electrically charged, then orange-red

Chemical Properties

Neon is chemically stable because it is in Group 18, and its outer shell is full of valence electrons. It therefore cannot form compounds.

Group & Period

Neon is in Group 18 along with the other noble gases, which are stable. The other elements in Period 2 have 2 shells as well.

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