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Fluorine Heather Hasan

Fluorine

Heather Hasan

Published January 1st 2007
ISBN : 9781404210059
Hardcover
48 pages
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Fluorine is a poisonous and corrosive gas and breathing just a tiny bit of fluorine can damage the lungs. But, fluorines reactivity makes it a very useful element - it is used in toothpaste and in nonstick surfaces for frying pans, and to refineMoreFluorine is a poisonous and corrosive gas and breathing just a tiny bit of fluorine can damage the lungs. But, fluorines reactivity makes it a very useful element - it is used in toothpaste and in nonstick surfaces for frying pans, and to refine uranium fuel that is utilized in nuclear power plants. Students learn about fluorines phase at room temperature, its place within a very special group, VIIA, called the halogens, on the periodic table, its physical and chemical properties, and about its isotopes and atomic weight.