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Elements named after mythological figures

Guess the name of the elements named after mythological creatures and places.
Caution, several elements bear the name of a mythological creature but where actually named after a celestal object.
As of May 31, 2012 the IUPAC has officially approved the names for the elements 114 and 116
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Last updated: October 28, 2012
First submittedOctober 28, 2012
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Gremlin/Goblin/Sprite in German folklore
Cobalt
Daughter of Tantalos in Greek mythology
Niobium
Stole fire from the gods in Greek mythology
Promethium
Father of Niobe, punished by the gods for his crimes in Greek mythology
Tantalum
Mother earth in roman mytholigy
Tellurium
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Norse god of thunder
Thorium
Mythical island at the northern edge of the world
Thulium
Class of deities who preceded the Olympians in Greek mythology
Titanium
Other name for Freyja/ goddess of beauty and love in Norse mythology
Vanadium
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