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Chemical Elements According To Their Name Origin - Map Quiz

31 chemical elements have been named after geographical locations. Can you name all elements?
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For one answer the location has been named after the element
For elements marked with ∗ the origin of the name is indirect or disputed
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Last updated: July 24, 2022
First submittedJanuary 27, 2022
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Symbols
Elements
Locations
 
₉₈Cf
Californium
State California
 
₁₁₇Ts
Tennessine
State Tennessee
 
₉₇Bk
Berkelium
City Berkeley
 
₁₁₆Lv
Livermorium
City Livermore
₄₇Ag
Silver
Country Argentina (Silver → lat. Argentum)
 
₉₅Am
Americium
The Americas
 
₈₇Fr | ₃₁Ga
Francium | Gallium
Country France (fr. France | lat. Gallien)
 
₇₁Lu
Lutetium
City Paris (rom. Lutetia)
 
₃₂Ge
Germanium
Country Germany (lat. Germania)
 
₇₅Re
Rhenium
River Rhine (lat. Rhenus)
 
₁₀₈Hs
Hassium
German State Hesse (lat. Hassia)
 
₁₁₀Ds
Darmstadtium
City Darmstadt
 
₈₄Po
Polonium
Country Poland
 
Symbols
Elements
Locations
 
₄₄Ru
Ruthenium
Country Russia (lat. Ruthenia)
 
₁₁₅Mc
Moscovium
City Moscow
 
₁₀₅Db
Dubnium
City Dubna
 
₂₁Sc
Scandium
Region Scandinavia (lat. Scandia)
 
₆₉Tm
Thulium
Mythical Scandinavian Island Thule
 
₇₂Hf
Hafnium
City Copenhagen (lat. Hafnia)
₆₇Ho
Holmium
City Stockholm
 
₇₀Yb | ₃₉Y | ₆₅Tb | ₆₈Er
Ytterbium | Yttrium | Terbium | Erbium
Quarry Ytterby
₃₈Sr
Strontium
Mineral Strontianit, after city Strontian
₁₂Mg
Magnesium
Region Magnisia (GR), City Magnesia on the Maeander (TR)
 
₂₉Cu
Copper
Country Cyprus (lat. Cuprum from grk. Kýprion)
 
₆₃Eu
Europium
Continent Europe
₄₉In
Indium
Colour Indigo, from country India
 
₁₁₃Nh
Nihonium
Country Japan (jpn. Nihon)
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