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Potassium or Kalium

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Potassium - Alchemical Symbol

Potassium - Alchemical Symbol

Todd Helmenstine
The element potassium was widely used in the form of potash, potassium carbonate. The element's Latin name is kalium, which is the origin for the element's symbol, K.

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