1898 Xenon

The book of science

Tom Sharp

LondonWilliam Ramsay, Morris Travers elements Xenon


Atomic number 54


There are no natural minerals containing krypton, neon, or xenon; however, kryton and xenon form chemical compounds with fluorine, as Linus Pauling had predicted.

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  • Xenon,” Elementymology & Elements Multidict, by Peter van der Krogt