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Fluorine is "an inert gas as room temperature" ?!?

Are you mad?

..."The world knows no element more ferocious, nature has produced no substance more reactive than fluorine. In parlance of alchemy it was known as the Universal Solvent, for it fiercely attacks whatever it contacts. Attempts to isolate it took 74 years and the lives and sight of many who attempted it.

"Fluorine is viciously toxic. Its oddly pungent odor is detectable at 20 parts per billion, and its recommended exposure is lower than hydrogen cyanide. Skin contact causes it to migrate to the bones where it reacts with skeletal calcium causing permanent damage followed by cardiac arrest."

Sound inert to you?

I'd retake that inorganic chemistry class...

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