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Krypton

Name of Element: Krypton

Symbol: Kr

Atomic Number (#):36

Atomic Weight: 83.8 amu

Structure: -------->

Location on the Periodic Table/ category:18,4

Who discovered it and when: Sir William Ramsey in 1898

Where it is found:Production of Liquid air

Its uses: Lighting

Its values: Very expensive

Interesting Facts:

  • Under normal conditions it is colorless.
  • It is characterised by its brilliant green and orange spectral lines.
  • Non-metallic

Picture(s) of Element: (below)

Descriptions of the Picture(s) being used:

-This is a picture of solid krypton. Krpton is usually colourless, odorless, and fairly expensive.

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Krypton