Fluorine: The Most Reactive Elements

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Fluorine is the most reactive element of them all, it reacts to almost anything. It is so reactive that storing it is so difficult. It is a poisonous pale yellow gas. It is part of the non-metal and halogen family. Fluorine is so strong and dangerous that it can burn through human skin. In the periodic table it is element number nine(9). Fluorine has a mass of 18.9984032, it can be rounded to 19. It contains of 9 protons, 9 electrons and 10 neutrons. Fluorine is one of the rare elements that is able to attack diamond. Origin of the name is derived from Latin ‘fluere’ meaning to flow. Fluorine was discovered in 1886 by a French chemist by the name of Henri Moissan in France. His own work was interrupted/stopped four times by serious poisoning

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