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Which one of the following is not a noble gas: helium, chlorite, neon, or krypton
Answer: Chlorite (is a mineral). The six noble gases that occur naturally are helium (He), neon (Ne), argon (Ar), krypton (Kr), xenon (Xe), and the radioactive radon (Rn).