Origin of fluorite
Examples from the Web for fluorite
Historical Examples of fluorite
Only certain varieties of fluorite show the phenomenon well.
Some specimens of fluorite (CaF2) show the phenomenon especially well, whence the name fluorescence.
Agricola derived the name fluores from fluo "to flow," and we in turn obtain "fluorite," or "fluorspar," from Agricola.De Re Metallica
Rays passing through the fluorite window strike the blackened side of the mica, which is parallel and opposite to it.Inventors at Work
In England, fluorite is obtained in this manner as a by-product from lead and zinc mines.The Economic Aspect of Geology
C. K. Leith