Fluorite is a halide mineral occurring in hydrothermal veins; it has an isometric structure with cubic or octahedral crystals and is composed of calcium fluoride. Fluorite has lent its name to the phenomenon of fluorescence, and to its constitutive element fluorine. Its name is derived from the Latin, meaning “to flow” because the mineral called fluorspar is used as a flux in smelting to increase the fluidity of slag.
Its colour is extremely variable and many times can be an intense purple, blue, green or yellow; also colourless, reddish orange, pink, white and brown, and all are known for their shiny lustre. A single crystal can be multi-coloured. 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”. 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.
The ancient Egyptians used Fluorite to carve statues and scarabs, the Chinese have used it in carvings for over 300 years. In the 18th century Fluorite was powdered in water to relieve the symptoms of kidney disease.
Fluorite is known as the “Genius Stone” and also as a “Stone of Discernment.”
Fluorite is said to absorb and neutralise negative vibrations. It makes you more receptive to the vibrations of other stones. Some say Fluorite should be kept in every room of the home.
Fluorite is said to possess stabilising energies as well as the ability to strengthen the effects of other stones. It is known to strengthen analytical faculties, to help with decision-making and concentration; 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 may be used as an aid in meditation to support psychic awareness and meditative insight.
It helps to restore equilibrium within the four levels of our existence: mental, emotional, physical and spiritual. Fluorite can 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.
Every shade of Fluorite is associated with its own meaning;
Blue Fluorite is believed to sharpen communication skills and to bring peace, mental calmness and serenity.
Green Fluorite has a purifying, uplifting effect and dissipates emotional trauma.
Purple Fluorite is understood to enhance clairvoyance, 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 merging of the individual with 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, 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 and also help you become “mentally aware” so that you can understand the root of whatever is ailing you and work through the process of complete healing.
Fluorite needs to be cleaned often 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. It is the best crystal to use in overcoming any form of disorganisation. It assists physical balance and co-ordination.
It is a powerful healing tool, dealing with infections and disorders. It is 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. Is said rekindle sexual libido.
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