Transient Elements

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Chemical Element - Description - Properties - Occurrence and Origin On Earth
... Chemical elements may also be categorized by their origin on Earth, with the first 98 considered to be naturally occurring, while those with atomic numbers ... Of the 98 naturally occurring elements, 84 are considered to be primordial and either stable or metastable (apparently stable but theoretically unstable, or radioactive) ... The remaining 14 naturally occurring elements possess half lives too short for them to have been present at the beginning of the Solar System, and are therefore considered to be transient elements ...

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