Fluorine For Sale

Own Your Own Chunk of Elemental Paradise

Background:

Name: Fluorine

Symbol: F

Origin of Element Name: Comes from the Latin verb "Fluo" meaning flow

Discoverer: Andre-Marie Ampere in 1810

Sources it Comes From: Fluorite rock

Uses: Cryolite, various organic Fluorides, and Steel making

Addition: Fluorine is the 24th most common element

Reactions:

With air: None

With 6M HCl: vigorous => HF, OF2, ClF3

With 15M HN03: None

With ^M NaOH: vigorous => O2, NaF

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