December 1, 2015

Homework Help: Science-Elements

Posted by Sara on Monday, March 29, 2010 at 8:38pm.

which elements have symbols based on their latin names? Why?

Gold = Aurum
Lead = Plumbum
Iron = Ferrum
Tin = Stannum
Copper = Cuprum
Mercury = Hydragyrum
Potassium = Kalium
Sodium = Natrium
Tungsten = Wolfram
Silver = Argentum
Antimony = Stibium

Could someone please explain to me Why. I am not so sure.

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