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**** is a hard, brittle, blue-gray or blue-black transition metal in the platinum family, and is the densest natural element.
It has the chemical symbol Rh and atomic number 45.
It is also known as quicksilver or hydrargyrum, from 'hydr-' water and 'argyros' silver.
It was formerly known as eka-caesium and actinium K.
It is the lowest atomic number element without any stable isotopes; every form of it is radioactive.
Its name derives from the Greek roots ὀξύς and -γενής, because at the time of naming, it was mistakenly thought that all acids required **** in their composition.
The name is pronounced ****; from the Greek: ιώδης, meaning violet or purple.
It is the first element in group 12 of the periodic table.
Its name is derived from the Spanish term **** del Pinto, which is literally translated into 'little silver of the Pinto River.'
It is a ductile metal with very high thermal and electrical conductivity.
It is an alkaline earth metal and the seventh most abundant element in the Earth's crust, where it constitutes about 2% by mass, and ninth in the known Universe as a whole.
This transuranic element of the actinide series is located in the periodic table below the lanthanide element europium, and thus by analogy was named after another continent.
It is a colorless, odorless, tasteless, non-toxic, inert, monatomic gas that heads the noble gas group in the periodic table.
Elemental **** is a soft silvery-white metallic alkali metal that oxidizes rapidly in air and is very reactive with water.
It is the 100th element in the periodic table and a member of the actinide series.
It is a radioactive, colorless, odorless, tasteless noble gas, occurring naturally as the decay product of uranium.
A soft silvery metallic element, **** is a rare earth element of the lanthanide series and is found in the minerals gadolinite, monazite, and xenotime.
The lightest halogen, it is not found as a free element on Earth, but does occur in the interstellar medium, stars and planetary nebulae.
**** is a dense, soft, shiny metal and the most malleable and ductile metal known.
It is a nonmetal, chemically related to sulfur and tellurium, and rarely occurs in its elemental state in nature.

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