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Can you decide which language each element's name comes from - (G)reek or (L)atin?

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ElementG or LOrigin
HeliumFrom 'helios', or 'the sun'
GalliumFrom 'Gallia', or 'Gaul'
CeriumCeres, goddess of fertility
XenonFrom 'xenos', or 'a stranger'
Argon'Argon' or 'slow'
RubidiumFrom 'rubidius', or 'deepest red'
MercuryMercury, messenger of the gods
TelluriumFrom 'tellus', or 'earth'
ScandiumFrom 'Scandia', or 'Scandinavia'
TechnetiumFrom 'technetos', or 'artificial'
ElementG or LOrigin
SeleniumFrom 'selene', or 'moon'
FluorineFrom 'fluor', or 'flowing'
KryptonFrom 'kryptos', or 'hidden one'
ChlorineFrom chlorós, or 'yellow-green'
NeonFrom 'neos', or 'new'
TitaniumThe Titans, sons of Gaia
NeptuniumThe planet Neptune
MagnesiumMagnesia, a Greek district
AluminumFrom 'alumen', or 'bitter salt'
SiliconFrom 'silicis', or 'flint'

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