Periodic Table by Meaning

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Can you name the elements from the periodic table given the translation of their root words?

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MeaningElementRoot Words
Scott: Village of Strontian
Ar: 'Buraq'
L: 'calamine'
Gk: Rainbow
L: Lime(stone)
L: Charcoal
Gk: 'Titans'
Gk: Unstable
Ger: Goblin/evil spirit
Gk: Not alone
L: Dark red
Gk: Heavy
Eng: Enrico Fermi
Scand: Goddess of beauty
Gk: To lie hidden
Gk: New twin
L: Earth
L: 'Alumen'
Eng: Pierre and Marie Curie
L: Magnet
L: Blue sky
L: God of the Ocean
Gk: Acid forming
A-S: 'Tin'
Ger: 'Zink'
Swed: Heavy stone
L: Flint
Gk: Artificial
Gk: Titan who gave fire to mankind
Gk: Bringer of light
L: A blue Indian dye
L: France
Eng: Albert Einstein
Gk: District of Magnesia
Eng: Alfred Nobel
Eng: Nuclear Institude at Dubna
Eng: America
Gk: New
MeaningElementRoot Words
Eng: Wilhelm Roentgen
Swed: Town of Ytterby
Sp: Silver
A-S: Lead
Eng: Nicolaus Copernicus
A-S: 'Siolfur'
Swed: Town of Ytterby
Russ: Vasili Samarsky-Bykhovets
Gk: Yellow orpiment
Gk: Violet
Gk: Father of Niobe
Gk: Moon
Eng: Dmitri Mendeleev
L: Island of Cyprus
Eng: Niels Bohr
Eng: Pot ashes
L: City of Copenhagen
Eng: Glenn T. Seaborg
Gk: Hidden
Eng: Radium
L: Germany
A-S: Holy metal
Gk: Stranger
Eng: France
Gk: Green twin
Gk: Ray
Skt: 'Sulvere'
L: God of the Underworld
Gk: God of the Sky
Gk: Stench
Gk: First ray
Gk: Colour
L: Ray
Swed: Town of Ytterby
Eng: Lise Meitner
Gk: Pale green
Gk: Beryl
Eng: Ernest O. Lawrence
MeaningElementRoot Words
Swed: Village of Ytterby
Ger: City of Darmstadt
L: Russia
Gk/Latin: Nitre forming
Gk: Hard to obtain
Gk: Stone
Eng: City of Berkeley
Gk: Lands north of Greece
Gk: Smell
L: God of Agriculture
Gk: Rose
Gk: Inactive
Eng: Soda
L: Hess
A-S: Gold
Gk: Lead
Gk: Sweden
Ger: 'bisemutum'
L: Scandinavia
Eng: Poland
Ar: Gold colour
Gk: Green twig
Ger: Devil's copper
L: Messenger God
Gk: Daughter of Tantalus
Gk: Water forming
Eng: Johan Gadolin
Scand: God of War
Eng: Lord Rutherford
Gk: Sun
Eng: State of California
Gk: Goddess of wisdom
L: Scandinavia
Gk: City of Paris
Gk: River Rhine
L: To flow

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