Results for: Fluorine

Where can you get fluorine?

Fluoride(s) may be found in toothpaste and is even added in trace quantities to drinking water in certain parts of the world. Fluorine is extremely reactive and not found in n (MORE)

What are the properties of fluorine?

Fluorine is located in period 2 and group 17 in the periodic table. It is the known strongest non metal. It never gains a positive oxidation state. The corresponding acid, HF, (MORE)

How can you get fluorine?

Fluorine is found in nature always in chemical compounds with elements like sodium, potassium, magnesium, calcium, aluminum, boron, carbon, iron, lithium, nickel, phosphorus, (MORE)

Why was the element Fluorine named Fluorine?

The name fluorine comes from the Latin verbfluere, meaning "to flow."   The material fluorspar was widely used in the 16th century as a flux, a chemical cleaning agent t (MORE)

Food and fluorine?

If found in food it is not as fluorine but as fluoride (as in salt water fish: Halibut, orange roughy, and salamon. Also found in tea leaves)
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How do you store fluorine?

Fluorine is stored in Teflon (polytetrafluoroethene or -ethylene) containers. This is due to two reasons: 1. Nearly all containers will corrode with fluorine in it; even glass (MORE)