calcium fluoride


calcium fluoride
noun
: a salt CaF2 that is colorless when pure and is found in nature chiefly as the mineral fluorite

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a white, crystalline compound, CaF2, insoluble in water, occurring in nature as the mineral fluorite: used as a flux in metallurgy and as a decay preventive in dentifrices.

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calcium fluoride,
a white powder occurring naturally as fluorspar and produced synthetically from sodium fluoride and a salt of calcium, used as a flux in metallurgy, in making ceramics, in optical instruments, and electrodes. Formula: CaF2

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