Fluorite

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Known commonly as the stone for focus and organisation, Fluorite is an ideal stone for students and workers seeking balance and grounding. Carry this stone with you to stay calm in day-to-day life, it also helps to clear mental confusion and evokes general productivity. Fluorite will aid in decision-making by clearing the mind and increases the users concentration and mental capacity so they can think freely.

Its ability to assist the clearing of negative energy has made this a favourable stone to work with. This powerful stone is known as a “psychic vacuum cleaner”, clearing the negativity in your auric field and help let go of everyday stresses.

Global Mining Sites

Fluorite is a very commonly occurring mineral with a majority of veins and deposits in South Africa and China. This mineral is also found in a large number of locations in the world such as Canada, United Kingdom, Russia and Spain.

History

The meaning of the name of this stone comes from the Latin word “fluere” which means “to flow” as it was originally used hundreds of years ago in flux production, with its flowing action of great value to workers.

It’s earliest uses date back to ancient Egyptians and Chinese and was used commonly as an ornamental stone.

Appearance

Fluorite is a member of the Halide family and often occurs with other common crystals, such as quartz and calcite. The mineral make-up of this stone is calcium fluoride. It commonly has an isometric cubic structure and can also be found in an octagonal or isometric form as well.

Although pure Fluorite is transparent, it is common for it to be found in various colours, which depends on the inclusion of various minerals within the stone. It is sometimes available in yellow, blue and brown shades but typically in ‘rainbow’, gentle purple and green in colour. This stone spans the most extensive colour range in the mineral world.

Which Crystals to Pair with?

Using Quartz with all different Fluorite colours will enhance the effects, but using Jet or Obsidian will assist in the cleansing of one’s energy field. When using Fluorite to activate the third eye in conjunction with the heart; Emerald, Rose Quartz, and Pink Tourmaline will assist in the opening of the heart.

Healing Properties

Associations

Zodiacs:   Capricorn, Pisces
Planets:   Mercury, Neptune
Elements:   Water, Air

Physical Characteristics

Hardness:   4
Mineral Species:   Halide
Chemical Formula:   Calcium Fluoride (CaF2)
Lustre:   Vitreous

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