fluorite

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See also: Fluorite

English[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈflʊɚˌaɪt/, /ˈflɔɹˌait/

Noun[edit]

fluorite (countable and uncountable, plural fluorites)

  1. A widely occurring mineral (calcium fluoride), of various colours, used as a flux in steelmaking, and in the manufacture of glass, enamels and hydrofluoric acid.
    Fluorite is the main natural resource of Thailand.

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Further reading[edit]

  • David Barthelmy (1997–2021), “Fluorite”, in Webmineral Mineralogy Database.
  • fluorite”, in Mindat.org[1], Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, 2000–2021.

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

fluoro +‎ -ite

Noun[edit]

fluorite f (plural fluoriti)

  1. fluorite

Further reading[edit]

  • fluorite in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

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