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authorGarret Wassermann <gwasser@gmail.com>2016-08-01 20:56:04 (GMT)
committerAlbert Astals Cid <aacid@kde.org>2016-08-01 20:56:04 (GMT)
commit2ab5ecdb2dbe6025e389aec6fa164f0e5629b02d (patch)
tree253606ed8c468fbb09295b2a1be4efd606ab91b8
parente08ebbb65991e30f55e24dc294baf5d4dffe9935 (diff)
Update etymology of Y, Yb, Er, Tb, and Na, K, W
Fixed incorrect etymology for Y, Yb, Er, which incorrectly referenced Gd instead of Tb. Also updated etymology for Na, K, W. REVIEW: 128483 BUGS: 338679
-rw-r--r--libscience/data/elements.xml15
1 files changed, 8 insertions, 7 deletions
diff --git a/libscience/data/elements.xml b/libscience/data/elements.xml
index fa13371..8e10734 100644
--- a/libscience/data/elements.xml
+++ b/libscience/data/elements.xml
@@ -23,6 +23,7 @@
<metadata name="dc:contributor" content="Geoffrey R. Hutchison" />
<metadata name="dc:contributor" content="Carsten Niehaus" />
<metadata name="dc:contributor" content="Egon Willighagen" />
+ <metadata name="dc:contributor" content="Garret Wassermann" />
<metadata name="dc:description" content="Database of elements and elemental properties (names, symbols, masses, exact masses, van der Waals radii, ionization potential, electron affinity, electronegativity, etc." />
</metadataList>
@@ -290,7 +291,7 @@
<scalar dataType="xsd:float" dictRef="bo:ionization" units="units:ev">5.1391</scalar>
<scalar dataType="xsd:float" dictRef="bo:electronAffinity" units="units:ev" errorValue="25">0.547926</scalar>
<scalar dataType="xsd:float" dictRef="bo:electronegativityPauling" units="boUnits:paulingScaleUnit">0.93</scalar>
- <scalar dataType="xsd:string" dictRef="bo:nameOrigin" xml:lang="en">Arabic 'natrun' for 'soda'</scalar>
+ <scalar dataType="xsd:string" dictRef="bo:nameOrigin" xml:lang="en">The name comes from Latin 'sodanum' which means 'headache remedy'. The symbol comes from Latin 'natrium' for Arabic 'natrun' or English 'soda'.</scalar>
<scalar dataType="xsd:float" dictRef="bo:radiusCovalent" units="units:ang">1.54</scalar>
<scalar dataType="xsd:float" dictRef="bo:radiusVDW" units="units:ang">2.4</scalar>
<array title="color" dictRef="bo:elementColor" size="3" dataType="xsd:float">0.67 0.36 0.95</array>
@@ -487,7 +488,7 @@
<scalar dataType="xsd:float" dictRef="bo:ionization" units="units:ev">4.3407</scalar>
<scalar dataType="xsd:float" dictRef="bo:electronAffinity" units="units:ev" errorValue="12">0.501459</scalar>
<scalar dataType="xsd:float" dictRef="bo:electronegativityPauling" units="boUnits:paulingScaleUnit">0.82</scalar>
- <scalar dataType="xsd:string" dictRef="bo:nameOrigin" xml:lang="en">Arabic 'al qaliy' for potash</scalar>
+ <scalar dataType="xsd:string" dictRef="bo:nameOrigin" xml:lang="en">The name comes from the English 'potash' ('pot ashes') because it is found in caustic potashes. The symbol comes from the Latin 'kalium' for the original Arabic 'al qaliy' which means alkali.</scalar>
<scalar dataType="xsd:float" dictRef="bo:radiusCovalent" units="units:ang">1.96</scalar>
<scalar dataType="xsd:float" dictRef="bo:radiusVDW" units="units:ang">2.8</scalar>
<array title="color" dictRef="bo:elementColor" size="3" dataType="xsd:float">0.56 0.25 0.83</array>
@@ -984,7 +985,7 @@
<scalar dataType="xsd:float" dictRef="bo:ionization" units="units:ev">6.2173</scalar>
<scalar dataType="xsd:float" dictRef="bo:electronAffinity" units="units:ev" errorValue="12">0.307</scalar>
<scalar dataType="xsd:float" dictRef="bo:electronegativityPauling" units="boUnits:paulingScaleUnit">1.22</scalar>
- <scalar dataType="xsd:string" dictRef="bo:nameOrigin" xml:lang="en">Named after the small town of Ytterby near Stockholm in Sweden. Terbium. Ytterbium and Gadolinium are also named after this town.</scalar>
+ <scalar dataType="xsd:string" dictRef="bo:nameOrigin" xml:lang="en">Named after the small town of Ytterby near Stockholm in Sweden. Terbium, Ytterbium and Erbium are also named after this town.</scalar>
<scalar dataType="xsd:float" dictRef="bo:radiusCovalent" units="units:ang">1.62</scalar>
<scalar dataType="xsd:float" dictRef="bo:radiusVDW" units="units:ang">2.4</scalar>
<array title="color" dictRef="bo:elementColor" size="3" dataType="xsd:float">0.58 1.00 1.00</array>
@@ -1603,7 +1604,7 @@
<scalar dataType="xsd:float" dictRef="bo:exactMass" units="units:atmass">158.9253468</scalar>
<scalar dataType="xsd:float" dictRef="bo:ionization" units="units:ev">5.8638</scalar>
<scalar dataType="xsd:float" dictRef="bo:electronAffinity" units="units:ev">0.5</scalar>
- <scalar dataType="xsd:string" dictRef="bo:nameOrigin" xml:lang="en">Named after the Swedish town of Ytterby</scalar>
+ <scalar dataType="xsd:string" dictRef="bo:nameOrigin" xml:lang="en">Named after the Swedish town of Ytterby and the mineral ytterbite from which Terbium was first refined. Yttrium, Erbium and Ytterbium are also named after this town.</scalar>
<scalar dataType="xsd:float" dictRef="bo:radiusVDW" units="units:ang">2.37</scalar>
<array title="color" dictRef="bo:elementColor" size="3" dataType="xsd:float">0.19 1.00 0.78</array>
<scalar dataType="xsd:float" dictRef="bo:boilingpoint" units="siUnits:kelvin">3500</scalar>
@@ -1669,7 +1670,7 @@
<scalar dataType="xsd:float" dictRef="bo:ionization" units="units:ev">6.1077</scalar>
<scalar dataType="xsd:float" dictRef="bo:electronAffinity" units="units:ev">0.5</scalar>
<scalar dataType="xsd:float" dictRef="bo:electronegativityPauling" units="boUnits:paulingScaleUnit">1.24</scalar>
- <scalar dataType="xsd:string" dictRef="bo:nameOrigin" xml:lang="en">Named after the Swedish town of Ytterby. Terbium and Ytterbium are also named after this town.</scalar>
+ <scalar dataType="xsd:string" dictRef="bo:nameOrigin" xml:lang="en">Named after the Swedish town of Ytterby where the mineral gadolinite (from which Erbium was first refined) was first mined. Yttrium, Terbium and Ytterbium are also named after this town.</scalar>
<scalar dataType="xsd:float" dictRef="bo:radiusVDW" units="units:ang">2.32</scalar>
<array title="color" dictRef="bo:elementColor" size="3" dataType="xsd:float">0.00 0.90 0.46</array>
<scalar dataType="xsd:float" dictRef="bo:boilingpoint" units="siUnits:kelvin">3140</scalar>
@@ -1712,7 +1713,7 @@
<scalar dataType="xsd:float" dictRef="bo:exactMass" units="units:atmass">173.9388621</scalar>
<scalar dataType="xsd:float" dictRef="bo:ionization" units="units:ev">6.2542</scalar>
<scalar dataType="xsd:float" dictRef="bo:electronAffinity" units="units:ev">0.5</scalar>
- <scalar dataType="xsd:string" dictRef="bo:nameOrigin" xml:lang="en">Like Terbium and Gadolinium, this is named after the Swedish town of Ytterby.</scalar>
+ <scalar dataType="xsd:string" dictRef="bo:nameOrigin" xml:lang="en">Like Yttrium, Terbium and Erbium, this is named after the Swedish town of Ytterby.</scalar>
<scalar dataType="xsd:float" dictRef="bo:radiusVDW" units="units:ang">2.28</scalar>
<array title="color" dictRef="bo:elementColor" size="3" dataType="xsd:float">0.00 0.75 0.22</array>
<scalar dataType="xsd:float" dictRef="bo:boilingpoint" units="siUnits:kelvin">1469</scalar>
@@ -1805,7 +1806,7 @@
<scalar dataType="xsd:float" dictRef="bo:ionization" units="units:ev">7.8640</scalar>
<scalar dataType="xsd:float" dictRef="bo:electronAffinity" units="units:ev" errorValue="8">0.815</scalar>
<scalar dataType="xsd:float" dictRef="bo:electronegativityPauling" units="boUnits:paulingScaleUnit">2.36</scalar>
- <scalar dataType="xsd:string" dictRef="bo:nameOrigin" xml:lang="en">'tung sten' means 'heavy stone' in Swedish. The old name (and thus the symbol 'W') was Wolfram, named after a mineral.</scalar>
+ <scalar dataType="xsd:string" dictRef="bo:nameOrigin" xml:lang="en">The names comes from the Swedish 'tung sten' which means 'heavy stone'. The symbol comes from the old German name for the element 'wolfram', which described how tungsten interacts with tin 'like a wolf eats a sheep (ram)'.</scalar>
<scalar dataType="xsd:float" dictRef="bo:radiusCovalent" units="units:ang">1.46</scalar>
<scalar dataType="xsd:float" dictRef="bo:radiusVDW" units="units:ang">2.1</scalar>
<array title="color" dictRef="bo:elementColor" size="3" dataType="xsd:float">0.13 0.58 0.84</array>