Fluorite Purple, Green Wand - 16 Facets - Size #3 - 3 ½” to 5” Information: Category:Mineral Chemical Formula:CaF2 (Calcium Fluoride) Colour:Green, purple, or colorless Class:Halide Group:Isometric Formations:prismaticoctahedrons, cubes, dodecahedral, penetration twins, clusters of cubes, grainy, massive Lustre:vitreous, translucent to transparent Cleavage:4 directions, not at 90 degrees Varieties:Blue John Fluorite, Chlorophane, Yttrocerite, Yttrofluorite, Antozonite Brief Description:Fluorite is a calcium fluoride mineral that is found worldwide. Fluorite is colourless and impurities of hydrocarbons produce the wide variety of colours including multicoloured and banded. Some varieties of Fluorite fluoresce. Fluorite is generally named after is colouration. Fluorite typically forms cubes and is relatively soft. Fluorite specimens will be found in most collections displaying light to deep colours. Mythology: Fluorite use goes back thousands of years. It has been carved into figurines, Gods and Goddesses, guides, totems and animals as well as bowls, cups, dishes and vases. It’s beauty as well as the properties ascribed to it made Fluorite a natural choice in jewelry and amulets. The ancient Egyptians used fluorite in statues of the Gods and in carving scarabs. The Chinese have used it in carvings from ancient times. A fluorite carving the Mississippi Mound builders era, dating between 900 and 1650 A.D., was discovered by archeologist in a burial pit in Illinois near the Ohio River. Usage:These crystals are extensively used in honoring the Goddess in many of her 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 are in many ways Dream Crystals. They free your spirit at night to explore, dream, and travel without being molested by 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. Metaphysical Properties:Fluorite can help reveal the deep causes of dis-ease, releasing suppressed feelings and facilitating life change. Physically, Fluorite is known to strengthen bones and teeth, and ameliorate the pain associated with arthritis. Fluorite is also used to enhance mental functions by balancing the chemistry in the brain.Fluorite has a calming energy, bringing order to a chaotic mind and facilitating clear verbalisation of ideas once muddled. Fluorite cleanses, stabilises and protects the aura, and improves physical and mental coordination. Fluorite can be used in meditation to help reveal the truth of a relationship.