fluorine

Aubre Yoshida & baylee outlaw

Our element name is called fluorine. fluorine's symbol is an uppercase "F". the atomic number of fluorine is 9 and the atomic mass is 18.998, but is averaged at 19.0. fluorine is pretty costly but, it is worth the money. to purchase fluorine pure is $190.00 per 100 grams. if, you would like to purchase the arsenic fluorine it is $320.00 per 100 grams. some common uses of this element that are used everyday, are hydrophilic acid that can dissolve glass and is used to etch the glass in lightbulbs and other products. chloroflorocarbons are used in air conditioning units and freezers. compounds of fluorine including sodium fluoride are used in toothpaste and some water to prevent cavities. the origin of the name fluorine is the derived form of the latin word "fluere" meaning to flow. this element was created in 1886 by Henri Moissan and is still greatly used in the world today.  

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