HyperDic: greenland_spar

English > 1 sense of the expression Greenland spar:
NOUNsubstanceGreenland spar, cryolitea white mineral consisting of fluorides of aluminum and sodium
English > Greenland spar: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
MeaningA white mineral consisting of fluorides of aluminum and sodium; a source of fluorine.
Synonymcryolite
BroadermineralSolid homogeneous inorganic substances occurring in nature having a definite chemical composition
Substancesfluorine, F, atomic number 9A nonmetallic univalent element belonging to the halogens
Spanishcriolita
Catalancriolita

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