Fluor spar
Fluor spar Flu"or spar` (Min.) See {Fluorite}. [1913 Webster]

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  • fluor spar — Fluorite Flu or*ite, n. (Min.) Calcium fluoride ({CaF2}), a mineral of many different colors, white, yellow, purple, green, red, etc., often very beautiful, crystallizing commonly in cubes with perfect octahedral cleavage; also massive. It is… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fluor-spar — n. Derbyshire spar, fluoride of calcium …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • fluor-spar — …   Useful english dictionary

  • spar — (sp[aum]r), n. [AS. sp[ae]r in sp[ae]rst[=a]n chalkstone; akin to MHG. spar, G. sparkalk plaster.] (Min.) An old name for a nonmetallic mineral, usually cleavable and somewhat lustrous; as, calc spar, or calcite, fluor spar, etc. It was… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • spar — calc·spar; feld·spar; fel·spar; fluor·spar; re·spar; spar·a·ble; spar·a·gus; spar; spar·er; spar·ga·ni·a·ce·ae; spar·ga·ni·a·sis; spar·ga·nid; spar·ga·ni·um; spar·ga·no·sis; spar·ga·num; spar·hawk; spar·i·dae; spar·ing·ly; spar·ing·ness;… …   English syllables

  • fluor — Fluorite Flu or*ite, n. (Min.) Calcium fluoride ({CaF2}), a mineral of many different colors, white, yellow, purple, green, red, etc., often very beautiful, crystallizing commonly in cubes with perfect octahedral cleavage; also massive. It is… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Blue spar — spar spar (sp[aum]r), n. [AS. sp[ae]r in sp[ae]rst[=a]n chalkstone; akin to MHG. spar, G. sparkalk plaster.] (Min.) An old name for a nonmetallic mineral, usually cleavable and somewhat lustrous; as, calc spar, or calcite, fluor spar, etc. It was …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cube spar — spar spar (sp[aum]r), n. [AS. sp[ae]r in sp[ae]rst[=a]n chalkstone; akin to MHG. spar, G. sparkalk plaster.] (Min.) An old name for a nonmetallic mineral, usually cleavable and somewhat lustrous; as, calc spar, or calcite, fluor spar, etc. It was …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Derbyshire spar — Der by*shire spar (Min.) A massive variety of fluor spar, found in Derbyshire, England, and wrought into vases and other ornamental work. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • derbyshire-spar — n. Fluor spar, fluoride of calcium …   New dictionary of synonyms

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