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Antozonite

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Formula:
CaF2
Name:
After a theoretical compound called antozone, which was considered responsible for the odor of the material.
Synonym:
A synonym of Stink-Fluss
A variety of fluorite containing free fluorine. When broken there is a smell of ozone. The fluorine reacts with water vapor to form ozone and hydrogen fluoride.
Originally described from Wölsendorf Fluorite mining District, Schwandorf, Upper Palatinate, Bavaria, Germany.


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Schönbein, C.F. (1861) Beiträge zur Kenntniss des Sauerstoffes - Über den freien positiv-activen Sauerstoff oder das Antozon. Journal für praktische Chemie: 83: 86-106.
Palache, C., Berman, H., and Frondel, C. (1951) The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: Halides, Nitrates, Borates, Carbonates, Sulfates, Phosphates, Arsenates, Tungstates, Molybdates, Etc. John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York, 7th edition, revised and enlarged: 29.
Berman, R. (1957) Some physical properties of naturally irradiated fluorite. American Mineralogist: 42: 191-203.
Schmedt auf der Günne, J., Mangstl, M., and Kraus, F. (2012) Occurrence of Difluorine F2 in Nature — In Situ Proof and Quantification by NMR Spectroscopy. Angewandte Chemie, International Edition: 51: 1–4.

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