In five pages this paper assesses the pros and cons of fluoride and fluorine. Two sources are cited in the bibliography.
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time we are also being told of the seventeenth element in the earths crust fluorine. This discussion will look at some of the positives and negatives of those "fluoro-cousins."
Bibliography lists 2 sources. BBfluron.doc Water Cousins: FLUORINE AND FLUORIDE Written by B. Bryan Babcock for the Paperstore, Inc., April 2001 Introduction One of
the "stories" that was associated with the Cold War, long ago and far away, was that those sneaky Communists were going to put fluoride in the water systems of the
United States and destroy us all. I thought the issue had collapsed with the Berlin wall, but the beat goes on --this time we are also being told of
the seventeenth element in the earths crust fluorine. This discussion will look at some of the positives and negatives of those "fluoro-cousins." Fluorine
Fluorine, is a gas and never occurs in its free state in nature. Fluorine exists only in combination with other elements such as a fluoride compound. In your
study of this pale yellow gas you will find those who state that it is a poisonous substance, possible even a carcinogen. Yet that information is balanced against the
fact that it does not exist on its own; if it is easier to think of it in something that is more familiar. Pick the fluid of your choice.
In order to manage that fluid, you have to put it in some type of a container, or it is gone - it is of no use to you.
In order to have it "work," you need the two together. Fluorine is similar. It could be isolated in a lab situation, but you would not want