Greek or Latin Elements

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

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

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