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The mineral fluorite contains the elements calcium and fluorine and can have various colors, including blue, violet, green, and yellow. (a) What are the symbols of these elements? (b) How would you describe the shape of the fluorite crystals in the photo? What can this tell us about the arrangement of the particles (ions) inside the crystal?

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Chemistry & Chemical Reactivity

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John C. Kotz + 3 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning
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John C. Kotz + 3 others
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ISBN: 9781133949640
Chapter 1, Problem 19GQ
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The mineral fluorite contains the elements calcium and fluorine and can have various colors, including blue, violet, green, and yellow.

Chapter 1, Problem 19GQ, The mineral fluorite contains the elements calcium and fluorine and can have various colors,

(a) What are the symbols of these elements?

(b) How would you describe the shape of the fluorite crystals in the photo? What can this tell us about the arrangement of the particles (ions) inside the crystal?

a)

Interpretation Introduction

Interpretation:

The symbol of the given elements has to be given.

Explanation of Solution

The symbol of the element calcium is Calcium - Ca

(b)

Interpretation Introduction

Interpretation:

The shape of the fluoride crystals and the arrangement of the particles inside the crystal has to be given.

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