|Melting Point ( °C )||-220|
|Boiling Point ( °C )||-188|
|Earth crust (%)||0.029|
|Electron configuration||[He] 2s2 2p5|
|Ionization energy (eV)||17.4228|
Fluorine is a halogen. Fluorine is the most reactive of all the elements.
No chemical substance is capable of freeing Fluorine from any of its compounds
1670 was the first year of it being recorded of being used.
Fluorine is added to city water to help prevent tooth decay.
Sodium fluoride (NaF), stannous(II) fluoride (SnF2) and sodium monofluorophosphate (Na2PO3F) are all fluorine compounds added to toothpaste, also to help prevent tooth decay.
Was widey used in air conditioning and refrigeration systems and in aerosol cans, but damages to the earths ozone layer made them use less of it.
Appearance Pale yellow green
Uses Fluoride salts are used in welding, and frost glass.Was used in world war II for the atom bomb.Now banned they have been replaced by hydro-fluorocarbons.
It is an essential ion for animals, to strengthen teeth and bones.
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