Meaning of cryolite

cry•o•lite

Pronunciation: (krī'u-līt"), [key]
— n.
  1. a mineral, sodium aluminum fluoride, NaAlF, occurring in white masses, used as a flux in the electrolytic production of aluminum. Also called
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