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Neon

Neon is the chemical element in the periodic table that has the symbol Ne and atomic number 10.

A colorless, nearly inert noble gas, neon gives a distinct reddish glow when used in vacuum discharge tubes and neon lamps and is found in air in trace amounts.

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