Etymology of chemical elements

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Can you name the chemical elements given the origins of their names?

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Origin of nameElementFurther etymology
Swedish for 'heavy stone'
German for 'demon'
Old Norse name for the goddess Freyja
Greek for 'unstable'
Greek for 'hidden, secret'
Latin for 'red'
Latin for 'limestone'
Latin for 'cock'
Greek for 'colour'
Greek for 'light-bringer'
German: mythological goblin of the mines
Greek for 'light green'
Greek for 'sun'
Greek for 'idle, inactive'
Latin name for Copenhagen
Origin of nameElementFurther etymology
Greek for 'violet'
Greek for 'to lurk, escape notice'
Latin: seventh planet from the Sun
Greek words for 'sharp, acid' and 'producing'
Latin name for Poland
Greek for 'foreign, strange'
Spanish for 'silver'
Greek for 'new'
Greek for 'heavy'
Greek for 'stink, stench'
Latin for 'charcoal, coal'
Old Norse: Norse god of thunder
Latin for 'flow'
Greek words for 'water' and 'producing'
Latin for 'rainbow'

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