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

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