Zodiac: Pisces, Capricorn
Element: Air, Water
Found: Germany, Argentina, England, China and the United States.
Chakra: All, with specific colors working with respective chakras
Fluorite is a calcium fluoride crystal which grows in cubic patterns and occurs in hydrothermal veins alongside other crystals such as Quartz, barite and Calcite. It can vary in color from green, blue, purple, white or pink. Fluorite in its natural state is clear and the colors are produced by impurities. It will often appear in a wide range of colors in a single specimen – rainbow fluorite is gorgeous. It is a very soft stone and will break between color layers when dropped.
The word fluorite comes from the Latin word “fluere” meaning flow. Fluorescence has derived its name from Fluorite – glowing colors under ultraviolet light. Synthetically grown Fluorite is used in creating lenses for microscopes, telescopes and even in some Canon cameras. The largest piece of fluorite ever discovered was found in Russia and measured approximately 2.12 meters long and weighed about 16 tons.
Metaphysical & Spiritual Associations
Earliest uses for Fluorite date back to Ancient Egyptian and Chinese cultures where it was used as an ornamental crystal and was a favorite among collectors. Early Egyptians would carve scarabs into more colorful pieces of Fluorite to adorn the statues of their Gods and Goddesses. Fluorite was greatly valued by early Romans as they believed that like Amethyst, drinking from a cup or goblet made from Fluorite would ward off drunkenness. Some civilizations thought Fluorite to be the home of the rainbows.
Fluorite has the ability to enhance one’s capacity for interpreting information and can balance brain chemistry which aids in clearer thinking. It remedies confusion and can help direct creative ideas to flow in a harmonious direction. Fluorite clears the atmosphere of confusion and quiets mental chatter or cluttered thoughts.
An extremely powerful psychic aid, Fluorite strengthens the ability to receive psychic information from energy fields and provides intense psychic protection. Meditating with Fluorite helps attune higher guidance and can produce intense visions and insights. Fluorite clears the atmosphere of negativity and can assist in making disjointed energies focused and cohesive repairing the auric fields. This also aids in harmonizing the energies of the mind, body and spirit.
Fluorite is considered to be highly protective and is helpful when calming chaotic forces within one’s life. It assists in creating stability and order and can be extremely grounding.
~ Due to its clearing abilities fluorite should be cleared often
~ Aligns the mind with the true desires of the heart
~ Can help one become more organized in day to day life
Stones Fluorite harmonizes with:
~ Black Tourmaline to clear energy fields smoky quartz jet and obsidian
~ Lapis Lazuli and Iolite enhance mental ability.
~ Emerald, Rose Quartz, Pink Tourmaline and Morganite for advanced heart work
~ All forms of calcite
Works well with…
For an extra boost of protection, there are a large variety of stones you can pair with Fluorite including Garnet, Carnelian, Tiger’s Eye, Malachite, Turquoise, Red Jasper and Iolite. To achieve enlightenment, combine Fluorite with Turquoise, Serpentine, Aquamarine, Iolite, Sodalite, Rose Quartz, Moonstone, Hematite or Onyx. If you wish to rid yourself of bad habits, Fluorite can achieve this when paired with Onyx, Moonstone, Amethyst, Emerald or Jade. Lastly, to attract abundance and luck into your life it can be beneficial to use Fluorite with Carnelian, Aventurine, Goldstone, Red Jasper or Peridot.