How Did Nitrogen Get Its Name?

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Nitre-forming is Latin and that is where the word nitrogen came from. Daniel Rutherford, discovered it in 1772 and called it noxious meaning noxious air.
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Nitrogen got its name from the mineral named niter which consists of potassium nitrate because nitrogen can be made from potassium nitrate.
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From the french nitre gène "produced from nitre" -nitre was an old name for potassium nitrate. Named by the french chemist Chaptal.
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