What gave the name to the indium chemical element?

country of India
city of Indianapolis
Indigo dye
its chemical indifference
In 1863, the German chemists Ferdinand Reich and Hieronymous Theodor Richter found a blue line in the spectrum of tested minerals. As no element was known with a bright blue emission, they concluded a new element was present, and they named it from the indigo color in its spectrum.
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country of India
city of Indianapolis
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its chemical indifference
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flagPakistan
17%
16%
48%
16%
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flagthe United Kingdom
26%
14%
42%
14%
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flagthe United Arab Emirates
26%
21%
42%
5%
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flagSingapore
33%
13%
40%
13%
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flagNigeria
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14%
38%
23%
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flagMalaysia
11%
11%
38%
33%
18
flagPoland
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11%
37%
31%
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flagIndia
30%
23%
37%
6%
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flagGermany
30%
18%
35%
13%
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flagthe United States
36%
15%
34%
12%
394
flagUnknown
44%
16%
32%
6%
43
flagCanada
26%
21%
26%
21%
23
flagthe Philippines
34%
14%
21%
25%
47
flagAustralia
40%
12%
21%
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32
flagBangladesh
40%
20%
20%
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