Interesting Facts

More from Angola... Did you know that the Angolan oil fields on Block 18 are Portuguese names for metals found on the Periodic table?
Discovered
Crude Oil Translation Symbol
Description
1999
Platina - Platinum Pt
precious metal
1999
Plutonio - Plutonium Pu
transuranium metal
2000
Galio - Gallium Ga
metal
2000
Paladio - Palladium Pd
precious metal
2000
Cromio - Chromium Cr
transition metal
2001
Cobalto - Cobalt Co
transition metal
2004 Cesio - Cesium Cs alkali metal
2004 Chumbo - Lead Pb metal
April 2004

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