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

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