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

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