Symbol (chemistry)

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Helium

Hehelium IIsuperfluid helium
For example, Pb is the symbol for lead (plumbum in Latin); Hg is the symbol for mercury (hydrargyrum in Greek); and He is the symbol for helium (a new Latin name) because helium was not known in ancient Roman times.
Helium (from ἥλιος) is a chemical element with the symbol He and atomic number 2.

Tungsten

WwolframTungsten (W)
Some symbols come from other sources, like W for tungsten (Wolfram in German) which was not known in Roman times.
Tungsten, or wolfram, is a chemical element with the symbol W and atomic number 74.

Hassium

Hs108element 108
For example, "Uno" was the temporary symbol for hassium (element 108) which had the temporary name of unniloctium, based on its atomic number being 8 greater than 100.
Hassium is a chemical element with the symbol Hs and the atomic number 108.

Systematic element name

-iumsystematic IUPAC name and symbolIUPAC name and symbol
A 3-letter temporary symbol may be assigned to a newly synthesized (or not-yet synthesized) element.
A systematic symbol is also derived from this name.

Hydrogen

HH 2 hydrogen gas
Hydrogen is the chemical element with the symbol H and atomic number 1.

Lithium

Lilithium ionLi +
Lithium (from λίθος) is a chemical element with the symbol Li and atomic number 3.

Beryllium

Be 7 BeBerillium
Beryllium is a chemical element with the symbol Be and atomic number 4.

Boron

Bboron-10 10 B
Boron is a chemical element with the symbol B and atomic number 5.

Carbon

Ccarbonaceouscarbon atom
Carbon (from carbo "coal") is a chemical element with the symbol C and atomic number 6.

Nitrogen

NN 2 dinitrogen
Nitrogen is the chemical element with the symbol N and atomic number 7.

Oxygen

OO 2 molecular oxygen
Oxygen is the chemical element with the symbol O and atomic number 8.

Fluorine

Ffluorofluorinated
Fluorine is a chemical element with the symbol F and atomic number 9.

Sodium

NaNa + sodium ion
Sodium is a chemical element with the symbol Na (from Latin natrium) and atomic number 11.

Neon

Neneon gas 21 Ne
Neon is a chemical element with the symbol Ne and atomic number 10.

Magnesium

MgMg 2+ Mg2+
Magnesium is a chemical element with the symbol Mg and atomic number 12.

Aluminium

aluminumAlall-metal
Aluminium (aluminum in American and Canadian English) is a chemical element with the symbol Al and atomic number 13.

Silicon

Sisilicon revolutionsilicium
Silicon is a chemical element with the symbol Si and atomic number 14.

Phosphorus

PP 4 phosphoric
Phosphorus is a chemical element with the symbol P and atomic number 15.

Chlorine

Clchlorine gaschlorinated
Chlorine is a chemical element with the symbol Cl and atomic number 17.

Argon

Arargon gas 40 Ar
Argon is a chemical element with the symbol Ar and atomic number 18.

Potassium

KK + potassium ion
Potassium is a chemical element with the symbol K (from Neo-Latin kalium) and atomic number19.

Calcium

CaCa 2+ calcium ions
Calcium is a chemical element with the symbol Ca and atomic number 20.

Titanium

Tititanium oretitanian
Titanium is a chemical element with the symbol Ti and atomic number 22.

Scandium

Scaluminium-scandium alloySc 2+
Scandium is a chemical element with the symbol Sc and atomic number 21.

Vanadium

Vvanadium steelV 3 Si
Vanadium is a chemical element with the symbol V and atomic number 23.