Usage examples for fluorine

  1. Fluor- spar, a mineral of beautiful colors, composed by fluorine and calcium. – A Manual of the Antiquity of Man by J. P. MacLean
  2. It is employed in accelerators on account of its fluorine – American Handbook of the Daguerrotype by Samuel D. Humphrey
  3. Fluorine is the only element with which it will not combine. – An Introduction to Chemical Science by R.P. Williams
  4. The primary manganese minerals probably owe their origin to hot magmatic solutions, as suggested by the close association of the ores with the igneous rock, the presence of minerals containing chlorine, fluorine and boron, and the development in the limestone of dense silicates and mineral associations characteristic of hot- water alteration. – The Economic Aspect of Geology by C. K. Leith
  5. In fact, the human body is built up with 13 of the 70 elements, namely: oxygen, hydrogen, nitrogen, chlorine, fluorine carbon, phosphorus, sulphur, calcium, potassium, sodium, magnesium, and iron. – A Practical Physiology by Albert F. Blaisdell
  6. Von Schlichten noticed that a few of his more recent quartz- specks were slightly greenish in tinge, a sure sign that he had, not long ago, been exposed to the fluorine tainted air which men and geeks alike breathed on Niflheim. – Uller Uprising by Henry Beam Piper, John D. Clark and John F. Carr
  7. From this it will be understood that the fluorine will be evolved when the stone is fused. – The Chemistry, Properties and Tests of Precious Stones by John Mastin
  8. Lakrit from a Jovian satellite, a fluorine fellow of distinction inside a sphere of gaseous sulphur. – Has Anyone Here Seen Kelly? by Bryce Walton
  9. Except that I don't think it's right to employ any people with silicone body- tissues where they're going to breathe fluorine tainted air. – Uller Uprising by Henry Beam Piper, John D. Clark and John F. Carr
  10. But if truth, pure, abstract, and free from anything of a mythical nature, is always to remain unattainable by us all, philosophers included, it might be compared to fluorine which cannot be presented by itself alone, but only when combined with other stuffs. – Essays of Schopenhauer by Arthur Schopenhauer
  11. The same is true to some extent with the compounds formed with iodine, bromine, and fluorine – American Handbook of the Daguerrotype by Samuel D. Humphrey
  12. The jatos of the pushpots used the beryllium- fluorine fuel that had lifted the Platform and that filled the take- off rockets of Joe's ship. – Space Tug by Murray Leinster
  13. Had they pumped it full of fluorine the result would not have been worse. – Comrade Kropotkin by Victor Robinson
  14. That's what's going to make the fireworks; it combines explosively with fluorine – Uller Uprising by Henry Beam Piper, John D. Clark and John F. Carr
  15. As most of the various accelerators are compounds of bromine, with either chlorine or fluorine combination, they partake somewhat of the nature of these latter, giving results which can be detected by the experienced operator. – American Handbook of the Daguerrotype by Samuel D. Humphrey