Definition of Fluorite in English :

Define Fluorite in English

Fluorite meaning in English

Meaning of Fluorite in English

Pronunciation of Fluorite in English

Fluorite pronunciation in English

Pronounce Fluorite in English

Fluorite

see synonyms of fluorite

Noun

1. fluor, fluorite, fluorspar

a soft mineral (calcium fluoride) that is fluorescent in ultraviolet light; chief source of fluorine

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Fluorite

see synonyms of fluorite
noun
US and Canadian
a white or colourless mineral sometimes fluorescent and often tinted by impurities, found in veins and as deposits from hot gases. It is used in the manufacture of glass, enamel, and jewellery, and is the chief ore of fluorine. Composition: calcium fluoride. Formula: CaF2. Crystal structure: cubic
. Also called (in Britain and certain other countries): fluorspar, fluor

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Fluorite

see synonyms of fluorite
noun
a crystalline mineral, CaF2, with perfect cleavage, used as a flux, in glassmaking, etc. and as the principal source of fluorine; calcium fluoride
see also Mohs scale

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Fluorite

see synonyms of fluorite
n.
A mineral, essentially CaF2, that is often fluorescent in ultraviolet light and occurs in light green, blue, yellow, brown, and colorless forms. Also called fluor, fluorspar.

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