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Elements that differ from their symbols

Several chemical elements in the Periodic Table have a symbol that is different from what might be expected from the name. Can you guess the common name for these elements from the original names from which their symbols were derived?
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Last updated: July 13, 2023
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Symbol Origin Name
Element
Stibium
Antimony (Sb)
Cuprum
Copper (Cu)
Aurum
Gold (Au)
Ferrum
Iron (Fe)
Plumbum
Lead (Pb)
Hydrargyrum
Mercury (Hg)
Kalium
Potassium (K)
Argentum
Silver (Ag)
Natrium
Sodium (Na)
Stannum
Tin (Sn)
Wolfram
Tungsten (W)
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