Cody Fluorine


Name: Fluorine
Symbol: F
Atomic Number: 9
Atomic Mass: 18.998external image s9s.JPG
Standard State: gas at 298 k
Group name: halogen
Period in Periodic Table: 2
Color: pale yellow
Classification: non-metallic

Fluorine is the ninth element of the periodic table and was first identified in 1886 by a scientist named Moisson. Until World War 2, there was no commercial production of elemental fluorine. Fluorine iis highly flamible and can be combined with nearly all elements. Fluorine is very hard to store it reacts with about anything.