Fluorite vs. Fluoride
Difference Between Fluorite and Fluoride
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.Fluorite is the main natural resource of Thailand.
(chemistry) Any salt of hydrofluoric acid; for example, potassium fluoride.
a soft mineral (calcium fluoride) that is fluorescent in ultraviolet light; chief source of fluorine
(chemistry) A binary compound of fluorine and another element or radical.
a salt of hydrofluoric acid