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Which Element is Jod?

By November 12, 2013

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The chemical element known as Jod. (Matias Molnar)Sometimes the names of the elements change. For example, element 105 used to have the symbol Ha (hahnium), but is known by Db (dubnium). I'm a little vague on the presently-accepted symbols/names of the elements and I don't think I'm the only one, so here's a list of element symbols that aren't in use anymore.

To make sure you're good and confused, some elements still have names you may not recognize. I'm sure you can figure out aluminum and aluminium are two accepted names for the same element. Do you know which element is called jod in certain countries? I'l give you a hint. Here's its picture.

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November 17, 2012 at 4:58 am
(1) Chemical Exporters in India says:

In Norwegian country aluminum in known as jod…

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