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What are the nine metal elements whose names and symbols begin with the letter 'C'?

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April 23, 2007 2:21PM

Cadmium
Caesium
Calcium
Californium
Cerium
Chromium
Cobalt
Copper
Curium
Californium and Curium are "synthetic" elements but are classified as "rare Earth metals." Both are highly radio-active. The two non-metals that begin with "C" are Carbon and Chlorine.