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
Indigo dye
its chemical indifference
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flagItaly
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3%
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9%
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flagGermany
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flagAustralia
18%
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flagIndia
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flagPoland
18%
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flagthe United States
33%
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flagthe Netherlands
16%
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41%
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flagPakistan
29%
5%
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flagCanada
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flagthe United Kingdom
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flagthe Philippines
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flagRepublic of Ireland
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flagMalaysia
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men45%
women41%
country of India
23%
19%
city of Indianapolis
7%
10%
Indigo dye
45%
41%
its chemical indifference
23%
28%

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