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Fluorite Slice Top Polished Size #1 - 1 3/4'' to 3''

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Sold by:
Single piece
Size:
1 3/4'' to 3''
Origin:
China
Chakra:
Heart Chakra, Throat Chakra, Third Eye Chakra
Hardness:
4
Stone:
Fluorite
Sku:
FFFLGTP1

Green Fluorite specimen, one side side polished the other rough
Best of both world, a nice shiny side and a rough side to show the natural look of the stone.

 
Information:

         Weight: 50g to 100g

         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:  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. 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.

Usage: These crystals are extensively used in honoring the Goddess in many of her aspects. Additionally many healers use them to cure imbalances in the heart Chakra. We suspect they work best for disturbances caused by stress and lack of meaningful relationships. Green Fluorites are in many ways Dream Crystals. They free your spirit at night to explore, dream, and travel without being molested by evil spirits, bad dreams, or fear. Used regularly, you will find you awaken each morning with a refreshed view of life, higher confidence, and more energy. Put one on each nightstand while you sleep. 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: Physically, Fluorite is known

Sold by:
Single piece
Size:
1 3/4'' to 3''
Origin:
China
Chakra:
Heart Chakra, Throat Chakra, Third Eye Chakra
Hardness:
4
Stone:
Fluorite

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