How do you complete the following equation to illustrate the first ionization energy for one mole of magnesium atoms: #Mg:(g) + ? kcal -> Mg(g) + e^-#

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Dec 30, 2016

#Mg(g) + Delta rarr Mg^(+)(g) + e^-#

This is subject to measurement.............


All science relies on data, and to get these data, we need measurement. I don't know how they measure the ionization energy of magnesium metal, but I know that it is available become someone has measured it.