(Description of Argon) ARGON

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Argon Description

·Argon was discovered in 1894 by the British scientist Sir William Ramsay and Baron John William Strutt Rayleigh.

·Argon constitutes 0.93 percent (%) of the atmosphere.

·Argon's melting point is at -189.3 C ( -302.8 F )

·Argon's boiling point is at 185.86 C ( -308.55 F )

·Argon's atomic mass is 39.948.

·Argon has 18 electrons, 18 protons, and 22 neutrons.

·Argon is an inert gas and also one of the noble gases.

·Argon is colorless, tasteless, and odorless.

·Argon is used in one type of neon lamp. Neon emits a red color, Argon emits and blue color.

·Argon is also used in electric - arc technology, in gas lasers, and in arc welding.

·Argon's density is -0.00166.

·Argon's State in room temperature is gas.

·Argon's atomic number is 18.