The name Fluorite comes from the Latin word fluere which means to flow, based on its use as a flux in the manufacture of steel and other metals to eliminate impurities.
The term fluorescence is also derived from fluorite, which will often markedly exhibit this effect. The element fluorine also derives its name from fluorite, a major source of the element.
It is a very colourful mineral and found in yellow, purple, blue, green, clear and multicolour or rainbow fluorite.
It is associated with the zodiac signs of Pisces and Capricorn.
Fluorite is said to neutralize and absorb stress and negative energies and ground any excess energies. It would make a great gift for a loved one who is a student because it is also believed to make a wonderful learning aid. It is claimed to improve decision making skills, concentration and self-confidence of those in its vicinity. In addition, this crystal may boost physical and mental coordination and balance, generate positivity, and balance one’s energies.
Fluorite has a Mohs hardness of 4.
This is a natural stone product. Please expect flaws and imperfections. You will receive an item that looks similar to the example pictured.