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Exciting element in the Nitrogen column ?

Pick the most exciting element in the Nitrogen column. Explain your answer.

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There are five members in the nitrogen column (including nitrogen). They are

Nitrogen - symbol N and atomic number 7
An odorless gas

<b>Phosphorus - symbol P and atomic number 15 </b>
Phosphorus exists in atleast three allotropic forms: white (or yellow), red, and black (or violet).

<b>Pure phosphorus when exposed to oxygen will get oxidized and will produce a faint glow, a fact from which its name originated. This is the reason why it is considered as an exciting ...

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