calcium fluoride

a white, crystalline compound, CaF 2 , insoluble in water, occurring in nature as the mineral fluorite: used as a flux in metallurgy and as a decay preventive in dentifrices. Unabridged
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Fluoride occurs naturally in the body as calcium fluoride.
Natural calcium fluoride alters teeth structure without being as detrimental to
  bone as would unnatural fluorides.
Anhydrous hydrogen fluoride is manufactured by the action of sulfuric on
  calcium fluoride.
Samarium is used to dope calcium fluoride crystal for use in optical lasers or
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