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Number of Neutrons in Nitrogen

How many neutrons are there in Nitrogen?

From 7 to 8.

Nitrogen has two naturally occurring isotopes: nitrogen-14, with 7 neutrons and nitrogen-15, with 8 neutrons – both isotopes are stable. Nitrogen-14 has an abundance of 99.64%, and nitrogen-15, 0.366%. Earth’s atmosphere is constituted mainly by nitrogen, which is an element of capital importance to all organisms (source: “Biogeochemistry of Wetlands: Science and Applications”).

This fact is verified on : July 2, 2010.





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