What is the correct name for the ionic compound #CaF_2#?

1 Answer
Dec 16, 2017

Answer:

#"Calcium fluoride...."#

Explanation:

The mineral form is #"fluorite"#...

commons.wikipedia.org

...this is a particularly beautiful gem....

Interestingly, #Li_2O#, is called #"antfluorite"#, why should they call it this?