Cryolite



[krahy-uh-lahyt] /ˈkraɪ əˌlaɪt/

noun
1.
a mineral, sodium aluminum fluoride, Na 3 AlF 6 , occurring in white masses, used as a flux in the electrolytic production of aluminum.
/ˈkraɪəˌlaɪt/
noun
1.
a white or colourless mineral consisting of a fluoride of sodium and aluminium in monoclinic crystalline form: used in the production of aluminium, glass, and enamel. Formula: Na3AlF6

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