Meaning of name



This gives the origin of the element's name. There are discrepancies between the following and a number of other sources, so please report errors to me.



Literature sources

  1. D.W. Ball, J. Chem. Ed., 1985, 62, 787.
  2. J.G. Stark and H.G. Wallace, J. Chem. Ed., 1970, 47, 152.
  3. D.L. Heiserman in Exploring Chemical Elements and their compounds, McGraw-Hill, USA, 1992.
  4. B. Earl and L.D.R. Wilford in Chemistry Data Book, Blackie, Scotland, 1991.
  5. D.R. Lide, (Ed.) in Chemical Rubber Company handbook of chemistry and physics, CRC Press, Boca Raton, Florida, USA, 79th edition, 1998.

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