Elements Named After Places On Earth

See if you can guess all these elements named after places on Earth!
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Last updated: June 19, 2017
First submittedJune 14, 2017
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Place
Element
Magnesia, Greece
magnesium
Scandinavia
scandium
Cyprus
copper
France
gallium
Germany
germanium
Strontian, Scotland
strontium
Ytterby, Sweden
yttrium
Ytterby, Sweden
erbium
Ytterby, Sweden
terbium
Ytterby, Sweden
ytterbium
Russia
ruthenium
Europe
europium
Stockholm, Sweden
holmium
Thule
thulium
Paris, France
lutetium
Place
Element
Copenhagen, Denmark
hafnium
Rhine, Germany
rhenium
Poland
polonium
France
francium
America
americium
University of Berkeley
berkelium
California
californium
Dubna, Russia
dubnium
Hesse, Germany
hassium
Darmstadt, Germany
darmstadtium
Livermore National Laboratory, US
livermorium
Japan
nihonium
Moscow
moscovium
Tennessee
tennessine
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Level 71
Jun 16, 2017
Isn't moscovium named after some place in Russia?
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Level 53
Jun 19, 2017
Yeah its named after Moscow.
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Level 59
Jun 19, 2017
Sorry, fixed.
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Level 59
Aug 21, 2018
isn't manganese also named after Magnesia, Greece?