Unbitrium is the temporary name of an undiscovered chemical element in the periodic table that has the temporary symbol Ubt and has the atomic number 123.
The name unbitrium is a systematic element name, used as a placeholder until it is confirmed by other research groups and the IUPAC decides on a name. Usually, the name suggested by the discoverer(s) is chosen.
Fictional Reference to Element 123
In the fictional universe
of Star Trek: The Next Generation
, this element was apparently discovered and named. The episode "Rascals
" depicted a "trans-periodic table," in a schoolroom set, which depicted element number 123 as being named jamesium, symbol Rj, having an atomic weight of 326. The graphic was created by set artists, probably a homage to designer Richard D. James, and listed this element in the fictional "gamma series."