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[floo r -ahyt, flawr -, flohr -]

Definition #1 for "fluorite"

a soft mineral (calcium fluoride) that is fluorescent in ultraviolet light; chief source of fluorine


Definition #2 for "fluorite"

A widely occurring mineral (calcium fluoride), of various colours, used as a flux in steelmaking, and in the manufacture of glass, enamels and hydrofluoric acid.


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