Fluorite is the mineral form of calcium fluoride and it belongs to the halide minerals. This busy stone has many uses in the metallurgical, chemical, and ceramics industries; Fluorite functions as a flux in smelting, and in the production of some glasses and enamels. In its purest form its used in the manufacture of hydrofluoric acid. It is also the defining mineral for 4 on the Mohs Scale of Hardness, and fluorescence (the blue glow that can be produced under ultraviolet light) was named after the mineral Fluorite.
This polished Fluorite pillar shows the stunning banding patterns that can be found within Fluorite, with a variety of inclusions and hidden rainbows. The color ranges from a deep translucent green to clear or white, with the odd purple marking to keep it interesting. This polished pillar would be a great addition to any altar or around the home or office as decor.
There are different associations for the different colors of Fluorite, but generally it is seen as a very protective stone, aiding in staying grounded and stable. Purple Fluorite is thought to be connected to the Third Eye and imparts common sense, and Green Fluorite is considered to be a Chakra cleanser. A great stone if you have some disorganization in your life that you would like to tackle!
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