Sunday, November 25, 2012

Argon APEX Mineral

Argon (Ar #18) is the next element on the periodic table for my APEX mineral collection. 
Wikipedia Argon
Argon Minerals - There ZERO Argon minerals.


Argon is another Noble gas.  That means it won't react with anything and can't create minerals.

Argon is 24 times as abundant as carbon dioxide in Earths atmosphere.
Argon was not recognized as an element before the 18th century.
Argon is mostly used as an inert shielding gas in welding and other high-temperature industrial processes 
Argon has no biological role.