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For all the basics about lutetium, check out the Visual Elements Periodic Table.
For amazing photos and facts about lutetium, check out The Elements by Theodore Gray.
As John Emsley wrote in his book, Nature’s Building Blocks, the name lutetium really derives from the latin word lutetia meaning “boatyard on the river”; the city of Lutetia was the ancestor of present-day Paris.