Definition of Fluorite. Meaning of Fluorite. Synonyms of Fluorite

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Definition of Fluorite

Fluorite
Fluorite Flu"or*ite, n. (Min.) Calcium fluoride, a mineral of many different colors, white, yellow, purple, green, red, etc., often very beautiful, crystallizing commonly in cubes with perfect octahedral cleavage; also massive. It is used as a flux. Some varieties are used for ornamental vessels. Also called fluor spar, or simply fluor.

Meaning of Fluorite from wikipedia

- Fluorite (also called fluorspar) is the mineral form of calcium fluoride, CaF2. It belongs to the halide minerals. It crystallizes in isometric cubic habit...
- Vivy: Fluorite Eye's Song is an anime television series produced by Wit Studio and created by Tappei Nagatsuki and Eiji Umehara. It aired from April 3...
- In solid state chemistry, the fluorite structure refers to a common motif for compounds with the formula MX2. The X ions occupy the eight tetrahedral interstitial...
- This is a list of countries by fluorite in 2006 mostly based on British Geological Survey accessed in July 2008. British Geological Survey complete list...
- (also known as Derbyshire Spar) is a semi-precious mineral, a form of fluorite with bands of a purple-blue or yellowish colour. In the UK it is found...
- Octahedral cleavage occurs when there are four cleavage planes in a crystal. Fluorite exhibits perfect octahedral cleavage. Octahedral cleavage is common for...
- also a gemstone) Amosite (asbestiform grunerite) Antozonite (variety of fluorite) Anyolite (metamorphic rock - zoisite, ruby, and hornblende) Aquamarine...
- forms. It is often ****ociated with the minerals sphalerite, calcite and fluorite. Galena is the main ore of lead, used since ancient times, since lead can...
- material. For example, if some material is scratched by apatite but not by fluorite, its hardness on the Mohs scale would fall between 4 and 5. "Scratching"...
- fluorine ranks 24th in universal abundance and 13th in terrestrial abundance. Fluorite, the primary mineral source of fluorine which gave the element its name...