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Zircon vs. Calcium Fluoride

Zircon belongs to the oxide-based engineering ceramics classification, while calcium fluoride belongs to the non-glass optical ceramics. There are 3 material properties with values for both materials. Properties with values for just one material (18, in this case) are not shown.

For each property being compared, the top bar is zircon and the bottom bar is calcium fluoride.

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Material Properties

Density, g/cm3 3.9
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 3.5
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 5.0