Polished Fluorite Slice
This is a superb polished slice of Fluorite, and measures 8.2cm across. It is a ‘chunky’ slice with a stunning ‘wave’ pattern in green and also gorgeous mauve colours.
Fluorite is also know as fluorspar, and it belongs to the halide family of minerals. It is the mineral form of calcium fluoride. The actual word fluorite comes from the Latin word ‘fluere’, meaning to flow. It is an unusual mineral because it can occur in such a vast range of colours. Depending on the impurities present it can be almost any colour, from clear to black or white. Other colours include blue, green, red yellow and brown. Fluorite occurs in a number of countries, with the largest producers including South Africa, China and also in Mexico.
Metaphysically, a crystal with the power to energise and motivate. Fluorite is a crystal that can keep negative energy away from the home. It is a useful crystal for grounding emotions, and helping to maintain a stable and balanced relationship. A stone that can help absorb new information and enhance creativity. It is also a crystal that can enable one to attain goals, and bring prosperity.