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

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

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