NeZ =  10

From the Greek "neos", meaning "new"
(AM) Atomic Mass 20.1797  amu    Oxidation States 0
   (BP) Boiling Point -245  °C    (MP) Melting Point -248.7  °C
   (ρ) Density 0.000899  g/cm3    Crystal Structure Face Centered Cubic
   ( χ ) Electronegativity n/a    (AR) Atomic Radius n/a
   Physical State Gas (C) Heat Capacity 1.03  J/g °C
Electronic-Config 1s2  2s2  2p6     (I1) First Ionization E 2080.6  kJ/mol
   (ΔHvap) Heat of Vaporization 1.71  kJ/mol     (ΔHfus) Heat of Fusion 0.335  kJ/mol
   Year of Discovery 1898    Location of Discovery United Kingdom
(E°) Standard Potential Inert
Stable isotopes  20Ne,  21Ne,  22Ne
Discovered/Synthesized by Sir William Ramsay, Morris M. Travers
Natural Source Isolated from the liquifaction of air
Common Uses Advertising signs, lasers, supercold refrigerant
Other Info Used in Neon lights
True noble (inert) gas
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