By: Jeff Hatten and Meg Fausz
History and Properties
- Fluorine was discovered in 1886 by French chemist Henri Moissan (1852-1907). Moissan collected the gas by passing an electric current through one of its compounds, hydrogen fluoride
- Color- Pale yellow
- Texture- rough
- Smell- Pungent
- Uses- Rocket Fuel,Tooth Paste.
- Sodium fluoride (NaF)
- stannous(II) fluoride (SnF2)
- sodium monofluorophosphate (Na2PO3F)
- Halogens are highly reactive, and they can be harmful or lethal
- All have 7 valence electrons
- Poor conductors of heat and electricity
- Can exist in all three classical states of matter: solid, liquid, and gas
Sodium- 54.75%Fluoride- 45.24%
L ight yellow
O nly found as a diatomic ion
U sualy harmful or lethal
I onic bond
N ine protons and electrons
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