|another name for fluorspar|
|[C17: from Latin: a flowing; so called from its use as a metallurgical flux]|
|fluorspar or fluor (ˈflʊəˌspɑː)|
|Also: fluorite 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|
|fluor or fluor|
Variant of fluoro-.