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by WebElements: the periodic table on the web

IUPAC have modified provisional recommendations for naming new elements as follows:

A procedure is proposed to name new chemical elements.  After the discovery of a new element is established by the joint IUPAC-IUPAP Working Group, the discoverers are invited to propose a name and a symbol to the IUPAC Inorganic Chemistry Division.  Elements can be named after a mythological concept, a mineral, a place or country, a property or a scientist.

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December 8th, 2015

Posted In: Nuclear chemistry

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