Test Answers on Element Names – Flashcards

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Greek: "water forming"
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HYDROGEN (H)
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Greek: "sun"
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HELIUM (He)
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Greek: "stone"
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LITHIUM (Li)
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Greek: "beryl"
old name "sweet" (glykys)
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BERYLLIUM (Be)
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Arabic: "borax"
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BORON (B)
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Latin: "charcoal"
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CARBON (C)
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Greek: "nitre-forming"
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NITROGEN (N)
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Greek: "acid forming"
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OXYGEN (O)
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Latin: "to flow"
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FLUORINE (F)
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Greek: "new"
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NEON (Ne)
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Latin: "soda"
English: "sodanum" (headache cure)
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SODIUM (NA)
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District in Greece mining dolomite
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Magnesia (MAGNESIUM, Mg)
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Latin: "bitter salt"
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ALUMINUM (Al)
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Latin: "flint"
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SILICON (Si)
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Greek: "bearer of light"
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PHOSPHORUS (P)
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Greek: "greenish yellow"
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CHLORINE (Cl)
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Greek: "idle, lazy"
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ARGON (Ar)
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English: "potash"
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POTASSIUM (K)
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Latin: "lime"
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CALCIUM (Ca)
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Latin: "scandinavia"
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SCANDIUM (Sc)
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Named after titans
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TITANIUM (Ti)
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Scandinavian goddess of beauty
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Vandanis (VANADIUM V)
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Greek: "color"
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CHROMIUM (Cr)
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Latin: "magnet"
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MANGANESE (Mn)
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German: evil mining spirit/goblin
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COBALT (Co)
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german: devils/st nicholas' copper
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NICKEL (Ni)
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Latin: "metal from cyprus"
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COPPER (Cu)
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Latin: France
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Gallia -> GALLIUM (Ga)
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Latin: "Germany"
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GERMANIUM (Ge)
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Greek: mineral yellow orpiment
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ARSENIC (As)
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Greek: "moon"
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Selene -> SELENIUM (Se)
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Greek: "stench"
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BROMINE (Br)
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Greek: "hidden"
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KRYPTON (Kr)
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Latin: "deep red"
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RUBIDIUM (Rb)
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Arabic: "gold-colored"
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ZIRCONIUM (Zr)
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Greek goddess of grief
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Niobe -> NIOBIUM (Nb)
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Greek: "lead"
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MOLYBDIUM (Mo)
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Greek: "artifical"
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TECHNETIUM (Te)
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Latin: "russia"
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RUTHENIUM (Ru)
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Greek: "rose-colored"
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RHODIUM (Rh)
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Astroid & Greek goddess wisdom
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Pallas -> PALLADIUM (Pd)
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Latin: "calamite"
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zn-carbonate; CADMIUM (Cd)
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Etruscan god
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tina; TIN (Sn)
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Greek: "not alone"
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ANTIMONY (Sb)
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Latin: "earth"
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TELLURIUM (Te)
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Greek: "violet"
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IODINE (I)
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Greek: "Stranger"
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XENON (Xe)
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Latin: "sky blue"
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CESIUM (Cs)
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Greek: "heavy"
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BARIUM (Ba)
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Greek: "to lie hidden"
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LANTHANUM (La)
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roman goddess agriculture & astroid
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ceres -> CERIUM(Ce)
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Greek: "green twin"
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PRASEODYMIUM (Pr)
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Greek: "new twin"
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NEODYMIUM (Nd)
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Greek stole fire -> humans
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prometheus; PROMETHIUM (Pm)
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after sweedish chemist; investigated 1st rare earth mineral
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john gadolin; GADOLINIUM (Gd)
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Greek: "hard to get"
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DYSPROSIUM (Dy)
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Latin: "stockholm"
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HOLMIUM (Ho)
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Ancient name for scandinavia
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thule -> THULIUM (Tm)
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Roman name for paris
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LUTETIUM (Lu) $$$$$
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Latin: copenhagen
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HAFNIUM (Hf)
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Greek king of sisyphus
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tantalus -> TANTALUM (Ta)
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Sweedish: "heavy stone"
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TUNGSTEN (W)
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Rhine river
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RHENIUM (Re)
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Greek: "smell"
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OSMIUM (Os)
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Spanish: "little silver"
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PLATINUM (Pt)
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symbol from latin "glow of sunrise"
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GOLD (Au)
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Symbol: latin liquid silver
name: a planet (guess which)
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MERCURY (Hg)
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Greek: "green twig"
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THALLIUM (Tl)
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German: "white mass"
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BISMUTH (Bi)
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named after country of its discoverer; curies
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POLONIUM (Po)
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Greek: "unstable"
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ASTATINE (At)
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Latin: ray
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RADIUM (Ra)
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Greek: ray
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ACTINIUM (Ac)
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Scandanavian god of war
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Thor -> Thorium (Th)
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Greek prefix: "first"
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PROTACTINIUM (Pa)
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Greek god of sky
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URANIUM (U)
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named after inventor of cyclotron
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Lawrence -> LAWRENCIUM (Lr)
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German state
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hesse - HASSIUM (Hs)
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named after nuc. fission guy
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meitner -> MEITNERIUM (Mt)
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Latin: "violet"
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INDIUM (In)
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Greek goddess of rainbow
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IRIDIUM (Ir)
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small scottish town
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Strontian -> STRONTIUM (Sr)
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samarskite (mineral)
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SAMARIUM (Sm)
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Greek: "water forming"
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HYDROGEN (H)
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Greek: "sun"
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HELIUM (He)
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Greek: "stone"
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LITHIUM (Li)
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Greek: "beryl"
old name "sweet" (glykys)
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BERYLLIUM (Be)
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Arabic: "borax"
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BORON (B)
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Latin: "charcoal"
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CARBON (C)
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Greek: "nitre-forming"
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NITROGEN (N)
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Greek: "acid forming"
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OXYGEN (O)
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Latin: "to flow"
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FLUORINE (F)
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Greek: "new"
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NEON (Ne)
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Latin: "soda"
English: "sodanum" (headache cure)
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SODIUM (NA)
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District in Greece mining dolomite
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Magnesia (MAGNESIUM, Mg)
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Latin: "bitter salt"
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ALUMINUM (Al)
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Latin: "flint"
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SILICON (Si)
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Greek: "bearer of light"
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PHOSPHORUS (P)
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Greek: "greenish yellow"
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CHLORINE (Cl)
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Greek: "idle, lazy"
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ARGON (Ar)
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English: "potash"
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POTASSIUM (K)
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Latin: "lime"
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CALCIUM (Ca)
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Latin: "scandinavia"
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SCANDIUM (Sc)
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Named after titans
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TITANIUM (Ti)
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Scandinavian goddess of beauty
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Vandanis (VANADIUM V)
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Greek: "color"
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CHROMIUM (Cr)
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Latin: "magnet"
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MANGANESE (Mn)
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German: evil mining spirit/goblin
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COBALT (Co)
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german: devils/st nicholas' copper
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NICKEL (Ni)
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Latin: "metal from cyprus"
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COPPER (Cu)
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Latin: France
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Gallia -> GALLIUM (Ga)
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Latin: "Germany"
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GERMANIUM (Ge)
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Greek: mineral yellow orpiment
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ARSENIC (As)
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Greek: "moon"
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Selene -> SELENIUM (Se)
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Greek: "stench"
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BROMINE (Br)
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Greek: "hidden"
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KRYPTON (Kr)
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Latin: "deep red"
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RUBIDIUM (Rb)
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Arabic: "gold-colored"
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ZIRCONIUM (Zr)
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Greek goddess of grief
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Niobe -> NIOBIUM (Nb)
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Greek: "lead"
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MOLYBDIUM (Mo)
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Greek: "artifical"
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TECHNETIUM (Te)
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Latin: "russia"
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RUTHENIUM (Ru)
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Greek: "rose-colored"
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RHODIUM (Rh)
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Astroid & Greek goddess wisdom
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Pallas -> PALLADIUM (Pd)
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Latin: "calamite"
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zn-carbonate; CADMIUM (Cd)
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Etruscan god
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tina; TIN (Sn)
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Greek: "not alone"
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ANTIMONY (Sb)
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Latin: "earth"
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TELLURIUM (Te)
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Greek: "violet"
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IODINE (I)
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Greek: "Stranger"
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XENON (Xe)
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Latin: "sky blue"
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CESIUM (Cs)
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Greek: "heavy"
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BARIUM (Ba)
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Greek: "to lie hidden"
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LANTHANUM (La)
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roman goddess agriculture & astroid
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ceres -> CERIUM(Ce)
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Greek: "green twin"
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PRASEODYMIUM (Pr)
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Greek: "new twin"
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NEODYMIUM (Nd)
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Greek stole fire -> humans
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prometheus; PROMETHIUM (Pm)
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after sweedish chemist; investigated 1st rare earth mineral
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john gadolin; GADOLINIUM (Gd)
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Greek: "hard to get"
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DYSPROSIUM (Dy)
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Latin: "stockholm"
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HOLMIUM (Ho)
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Ancient name for scandinavia
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thule -> THULIUM (Tm)
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Roman name for paris
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LUTETIUM (Lu) $$$$$
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Latin: copenhagen
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HAFNIUM (Hf)
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Greek king of sisyphus
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tantalus -> TANTALUM (Ta)
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Sweedish: "heavy stone"
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TUNGSTEN (W)
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Rhine river
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RHENIUM (Re)
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Greek: "smell"
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OSMIUM (Os)
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Spanish: "little silver"
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PLATINUM (Pt)
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symbol from latin "glow of sunrise"
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GOLD (Au)
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Symbol: latin liquid silver
name: a planet (guess which)
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MERCURY (Hg)
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Greek: "green twig"
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THALLIUM (Tl)
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German: "white mass"
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BISMUTH (Bi)
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named after country of its discoverer; curies
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POLONIUM (Po)
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Greek: "unstable"
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ASTATINE (At)
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Latin: ray
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RADIUM (Ra)
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Greek: ray
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ACTINIUM (Ac)
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Scandanavian god of war
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Thor -> Thorium (Th)
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Greek prefix: "first"
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PROTACTINIUM (Pa)
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Greek god of sky
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URANIUM (U)
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named after inventor of cyclotron
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Lawrence -> LAWRENCIUM (Lr)
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German state
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hesse - HASSIUM (Hs)
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named after nuc. fission guy
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meitner -> MEITNERIUM (Mt)
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Latin: "violet"
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INDIUM (In)
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Greek goddess of rainbow
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IRIDIUM (Ir)
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small scottish town
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Strontian -> STRONTIUM (Sr)
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samarskite (mineral)
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SAMARIUM (Sm)