Fluorite Meaning and Benefits
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~ Properties ~ Fluorite Meaning ~ Benefits ~ Healing ~
Fluorite Meaning – General Information.
Fluorite is a halide mineral occurring in hydrothermal veins. Composed of calcium fluoride, it has an isometric structure with cubic or octahedral crystals. Fluorite has lent its name to the phenomenon of fluorescence and its constitutive element fluorine. It has a Mohs hardness factor of 4. It derives its name from the Latin, meaning “to flow”. Fluorite was first referenced in 1530 when the mineral called fluorspar began its use as a flux in smelting to increase the fluidity of slag.
Its colour is extremely variable including multi-coloured, and many times can be an intense purple, blue, green or yellow; also colourless, reddish-orange, pink, white and brown. All colours have a shiny lustre. It is easy to see why Fluorite with its veritable bouquet of brilliant colours earns the reputation as “The Most Colourful Mineral in the World”. Moreover, its incredible range of colours is rivalled only by Quartz.
Fluorite is one of the most popular crystals for collectors around the world. Every collection of even the newest and youngest crystal collector must have a specimen of Fluorite. It is by far one of the most beautiful and interesting crystals available today.
Fluorite Meaning – History
Fluorite was first referenced in 1530 when the mineral called fluorspar began its use as a flux in smelting to increase the fluidity of slag. The ancient Egyptians used Fluorite to carve statues and scarabs, the Chinese have used it in carvings for over 300 years. The ruins of Pompeii revealed Fluorine objects. Powdered Fluorite mixed with water apparently relieved the symptoms of kidney disease in the 18th century. Its Middle Ages name was “ore flower’. The American continent revealed discoveries of Fluorite carvings, pendants, earrings, and statuettes dating back to the Mississippi culture (900 – 1650).
Fluorite Meaning – Metaphysical Benefits.
Fluorite is known as the “Genius Stone” and also as the “Stone of Discernment.”
It is able to absorb and neutralise negative vibrations. It makes you more receptive to the vibrations of other stones. Some say it is wise to keep Fluorite in every room of the home.
Fluorite possesses stabilising energies as well as the ability to strengthen the effects of other stones. It can also help to strengthen analytical faculties, to help with decision-making and concentration. Furthermore, it is a terrific stone for students and researchers who have to analyse data and reach conclusions.
It carries an energy that brings a calming influence to chaos and helps to overcome anger. Fluorite is useful as an aid in meditation to support psychic awareness as well as meditative insight.
It helps to restore equilibrium within the four levels of our existence: mental, emotional, physical and spiritual. Fluorite can also help you be unbiased by looking at a situation from different perspectives.
This is also a “Group” or “Relationship” stone, helping to balance and stabilise group dynamics so that all may benefit.
Fluorite Meaning – Healing.
Fluorite requires regular cleansing because of its absorption qualities; it requires the release or it will fracture from the weight of taking on so much negativity.
When used in healing it draws off negative energy and stress of all kinds. It cleanses, purifies, dispels and reorganises the body into perfect working order. Moreover, it is the best crystal to use in overcoming any form of disorganisation. It assists physical balance and coordination.
It is a powerful healing tool, for dealing with infections and disorders. Also beneficial for teeth, bones, cells and for repairing DNA. Beneficial for colds, flu and sinusitis, and is potent against viruses. It regenerates the skin and mucus membranes, particularly in the respiratory tract and heals ulcers and wounds. Alleviates arthritic or other joint ailments and improves spinal injuries. It ameliorates the discomfort of shingles and other nerve-related pain. It is also useful for rekindling sexual libido.
Every shade of Fluorite brings its own meaning;
Blue Fluorite may sharpen communication skills and also brings peace, mental calmness and serenity.
Green Fluorite has a purifying, uplifting effect and dissipates emotional trauma.
Purple Fluorite may enhance clairvoyance, and increase spiritual balance and mystic visions, and expressions of the spirit.
Yellow Fluorite enhances creativity and supports intellectual pursuits, particularly well at stabilising and uniting groups and providing understanding.
White Fluorite embodies the merging of the individual with the Universal Spirit.
Clear Fluorite harmonies the intellect with the spirit, aligns the chakras, and brings universal energy into the physical body.
Pink Fluorite promotes self-love and is a heart and soul healer.
Rainbow Fluorite – Since this colour has 3 or 4 distinct colours in it, purple, blue, green and clear it contains all the properties of those colours. It also helps you become “mentally aware” so that you can understand the root of whatever is ailing you and work through the process of complete healing.
Tips for using Fluorite.
- Keep Fluorite at your desk or Place Fluorite in your workspace to focus your mind.
- Place Fluorite on your desk to reduce the tiring effects of computer screens.
- Have Fluorite in children’s rooms to reduce over-excitability at night.
- Place Fluorite anywhere you need to create order out of chaos.
- Wear Fluorite to help you overcome eating disorders.
- Carry or wear Fluorite to help your body detox.
- Make a gift of Fluorite to help bond a relationship.
- Take advantage of Fluorite’s mind stilling ability to further enhance your meditation.
- Place Fluorite in your environment to help awaken and uplift its energy.
- Leave Fluorite next to your bed to continuously cleanse your energy as well as promote love and gratitude.
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First presented in the September 2010 Newsletter, and edited June ’22 for inclusion here.
© Ron and Sue Windred.
Disclaimer: The outlined metaphysical and healing properties in this website are for inspiration and reference. We gather this information and alleged properties from writings, books, folklore and various other sources. They are also dependent upon the attitude and beliefs of the individual. Furthermore they do not replace diagnosis or treatment by a qualified therapist or physician.