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Fluorite Slice Irregular - Purple and Green Size #1 - 1 1/2'' to 2 1/4''

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Sold by:
Single piece
Size:
40mm to 60mm = 1 1/2'' to 2 1/4''
Weight:
40g to 70g
Origin:
China
Chakra:
Third Eye Chakra and Heart Chakra
Hardness:
4
Stone:
Fluorite
Sku:
FFSLFGPI1

Green and purple fluorite slices

 
Information:

         Thickness average: 10mm = 3/8"

         Weight range: 70g to 160g

         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:  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.
 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.

Usage: Fluorite is used as a source of fluorine for fluorinated water. Many people believe fluorite has a calming effect on the body. During the eighteenth century it was ground into powder and mixed with water to treat kidney disease. Ancient Romans believed that drinking alcoholic beverages out of vessels carved from fluorite would help prevent drunkenness, which is similar to the beliefs attached to purple amethyst.

Metaphysical Properties: Fluorite can be used in meditation to help reveal the truth of a relationship. 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 coordinati

Sold by:
Single piece
Size:
40mm to 60mm = 1 1/2'' to 2 1/4''
Weight:
40g to 70g
Origin:
China
Chakra:
Third Eye Chakra and Heart Chakra
Hardness:
4
Stone:
Fluorite

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