Connecting Chemistry


Atomic symbol: Ne
Atomic number: 10
Atomic mass: 20.18

Appearance: colorless gas at 25°C

Group: 0 / 18
Period: 2
Series: Noble gases
Block: p
Electron configuration: 1s² 2s² 2p⁶

Inert, monatomic and odorless.

Used in lighting and refridgeration.

Fun Fact! Neon is relatively rare in Earth’s atmosphere, but a lot more common in the wider universe, making it the fifth most abundant element.