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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 fluo·rite /ˈflʊrˌaɪt, ˈflɔr, ˈflor-/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Flu·or·ite n. Min. Calcium fluoride (CaF2), a mineral of many different colors, white, yellow, purple, green, red, etc., often very beautiful, crystallizing commonly in cubes with perfect octahedral cleavage; also massive. It is used as a flux. Some varieties are used for ornamental vessels. Also called fluor spar, or simply fluor.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a soft mineral (calcium fluoride) that is fluorescent in
          ultraviolet light; chief source of fluorine [syn: fluorspar,