Fluorite uses go back thousands of years carved into figurines, Gods and Goddesses, guides, totems, animals, bowls, cups, dishes and vases. Its beauty and properties ascribed to it made Fluorite a natural choice in jewelry and amulets. The ancient Egyptians used fluorite in statues of the Gods and carving scarabs. The Chinese have used it in carvings from ancient times. A fluorite carving from the Mississippi Mound, builders era, dating between 900 and 1650 A.D., was discovered by archeologists in a burial pit in Illinois near the Ohio River.
Fluorite was a source of fluorine for fluorinated water. Many people believe fluorite has a calming effect on the body. During the eighteenth century, it was ground into powder and mixed with water to treat kidney disease. Ancient Romans believed that drinking alcoholic beverages out of vessels carved from fluorite would help prevent drunkenness, similar to the beliefs attached to purple amethyst. These crystals are used extensively in honouring the Goddess in many aspects. Additionally, many healers use them to cure imbalances in the Heart Chakra. We suspect they work best for disturbances caused by stress and lack of meaningful relationships. Green Fluorites is a dream Crystals. They free your spirit at night to explore dreams and travel without interference from evil spirits, bad dreams, or fear. Used regularly, you will find you awaken each morning with a refreshed view of life, higher confidence, and more energy. Put one on each nightstand while you sleep.
Fluorite has a calming energy, bringing order to a chaotic mind and facilitating the verbalization of ideas once muddled. Fluorite cleanses, stabilizes and protects the aura and improves physical and mental coordination. Fluorite can be used in meditation to help reveal the truth of a relationship.
Chemical Formula: CaF2 (Calcium Fluoride)
Formations: prismatic octahedrons, cubes, dodecahedral, penetration twins, clusters of cubes, grainy, massive
Lustre: vitreous, translucent to transparent
Cleavage: 4 directions, not at 90 degrees
Fluorite is a calcium fluoride mineral found worldwide. Fluorite is colourless impurities of hydrocarbons that produce a wide variety of colours. Fluorite typically forms cubes and is relatively soft. Fluorite specimens in most collections display light to deep colours.