CHEBI:39290 - cryolite

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ChEBI Name cryolite
Definition A mineral originally discovered in Greenland (first described 1799). The name is derived from the Greek κρυοσ (frost) and λιθοσ (stone).
Stars This entity has been manually annotated by the ChEBI Team.
Formula AlF6Na3
Roles Classification
Application(s): insecticide
Strictly, a substance intended to kill members of the class Insecta. In common usage, any substance used for preventing, destroying, repelling or controlling insects.
A substance used to destroy pests of the subclass Acari (mites and ticks).
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Outgoing cryolite (CHEBI:39290) has role acaricide (CHEBI:22153)
cryolite (CHEBI:39290) has role insecticide (CHEBI:24852)
cryolite (CHEBI:39290) is a trisodium hexafluoroaluminate (CHEBI:39289)
Incoming α-cryolite (CHEBI:39303) is a cryolite (CHEBI:39290)
β-cryolite (CHEBI:39302) is a cryolite (CHEBI:39290)
Synonyms Sources
Cryolite NIST Chemistry WebBook
Eisstein ChEBI
Greenland spar ChemIDplus
ice spar ChemIDplus
Kryolith ChemIDplus
Registry Numbers Types Sources
107552 Gmelin Registry Number Gmelin
15096-52-3 CAS Registry Number NIST Chemistry WebBook
15096-52-3 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
45203 Gmelin Registry Number Gmelin
47306 Gmelin Registry Number Gmelin
Last Modified
24 April 2015