Collections: Crystals & Minerals, Gemstone Points, Newly Added!, Polished Crystals
Type: Rocks & Fossils
Fluorite is a force of order in the stone kingdom, bringing focus, structure, stability, and clarity. On an emotional level, it assists us to ‘think through’ our feelings when we are overwhelmed by an emotional experience. Fluorite is reputed to assist in balancing brain chemistry, enhancing learning, and stimulating the brain.
Fluorite History and Uses:
Fluorite derives from the Latin word “fluor” or “fluere”, meaning to flow because when melted it is used as a flux in iron smelting. In the 16th century Agricola, a German scientist named it fluorspar from the German “flusse” (stream, river) and “spar” from “spærstān” (spear stone) a mineral similar to gypsum referring to its crystal projections. Fluorite can be found in all the colors of the rainbow plus pink, brown, black, white, and clear. Due to the presence of europium, yttrium, ytterbium, or organic matter in Fluorite, it can fluoresce blue, red, purple, yellow, green, or white under UV light, and in 1852 when the phenomenon of fluorescence was discovered it was named after Fluorite. It is also a source of hydrogen fluoride, which is chemically converted into fluorine, fluorocarbons, and a diverse range of fluoride materials.
Fluorite Geological Description:
Fluorite is a calcium fluoride crystal with a hardness of 4. It can be found in a wide variety of colors, often in the same specimen. Major deposits of Fluorite are found in Germany, England, China, Argentina, and the USA.
Affirmation: My mind and heart are awake, alert, clear, and active, working in unison to make the optimal choices for my life purpose.
All information about metaphysical properties is for reference only. It is a combination of research on how the gemstones have been used by different cultures today and throughout history, and our own personal experience. We do not recommend using crystals as a substitute for conventional medical or psychological treatment and do not claim they cure or heal medical conditions. Please always listen to the advice of your medical professional and only use crystals as a complementary therapy in addition to medical treatment.