Molybdenum

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Molly-B
Molybdenum

For a long time molybdenum was confused with lead ores. That’s why it got its name from the greek word for lead mólybdos. It is used for hardening steel. As a trace element it is essential for almost every organism. It can reach oxidation states up to six.

Neodymium

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Neo Didy

The Name neodymium means "new twin" (from the Greek words neo = new and didymos = twin), because it is quite similar to lanthanum. It is famous for strong magnets, which are made of an alloy of neodymium, iron and boron.

Xenon

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Xenia
Xenon

Even though xenon is the rarest non-radioactive element on earth, it is used for many purposes, for example in xenon arc lamps, which are often found in car headlights. Its name is derived from the Greek word xénos, meaning "strange" or "foreign".

Iridium

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Iridella
Iridium

The name iridium is derived from the greek word Iris, the Greek goddess of the rainbow, because iridium-compounds are very colourful. It is supposed to be the most corrosion-resistant element. It is used in many appliances, where persistence is important, for example in pen tips.

Technetium

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Technicus
Technetium

Technetium is the smallest radioactive element and thus a great exception among its neighbouring elements. It was the first artificially made element leading to its name: the Greek word technētós means "artificial".

Technicus the monster looks like put together from various spare parts. It wants to belong to the "good guys". But because of its radioactivity the other monsters avoid it.

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