My first is sunny and may be found here in Hades;
My second is funny and may be found here in Hell.

My third is charged, found liberated in Alicante;
My fourth is rare and found liberated in Iberia.

My sixth is hard and found secretly in knickers;
My seventh is fertile and found often in pants.

What is my fifth?

(I'll add more tags if this one seems hard or too broad.)

  • $\begingroup$ @Emrakul I didn't want to use the <pre> tag, but some of the text kept disappearing when I just used ordinary text! Let me know if you find a better workaround :-) $\endgroup$ Aug 4, 2015 at 20:12
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    $\begingroup$ It's actually by design. $\endgroup$
    – user20
    Aug 4, 2015 at 20:21

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Your fifth is black, and can be found buried in fiberglass

You are the

Periodic table of elements

The clues each have a property of a member, along with a couple words containing the "name":

sunny (it's found in the sun)
H is in here and Hades

funny (you talk funny when inhaled)
He in here and Hell

charged (commonly used in batteries)
Li in liberated and Alicante

rare (it's just rare, and not found alone)
Be in liberated and Iberia

hard (think diamonds)
C in secretly and knickers

fertile (most fertilizers contain it)
N in often and pants

So that makes the fifth one:

black (one of it's "natural" appearances)
B in buried and fiberglass

Thanks to GentlePurpleRain in comments for the last set of clues.

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    $\begingroup$ Jeez, that was quick! And there was me thinking it might've been too hard... $\endgroup$ Aug 4, 2015 at 19:34
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    $\begingroup$ I got it from the first two, for the record. Had to look up a list for the rest. $\endgroup$
    – Set Big O
    Aug 4, 2015 at 19:34
  • $\begingroup$ I'm sitting here looking at the last line, with 'egg' for fertile and 'leg' for found in pants, trying to figure out the rest of the "add a letter to the front" pairs...I think you're probably more correct than me... $\endgroup$
    – Bailey M
    Aug 4, 2015 at 19:36
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    $\begingroup$ @Geobits, I think the fifth would be found habitually in fiberglass. (The descriptive words also contain the element's abbreviation: here, here, liberated, liberated, (habitually), secretly, often) $\endgroup$ Aug 4, 2015 at 22:06
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    $\begingroup$ @GentlePurpleRain has got it! $\endgroup$ Aug 4, 2015 at 23:12

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