The colors of Fluorite range from purple to red, or pink, green to blue, orange to yellow, or brown and sometimes they are multiple colors.
Our Fluorite cabochons are banded clear and purple, or an translucent lavender purple color.
Fluorite cabochons are from a calcium fluoride crystal that often forms in a cube shape.
They have a glassy luster.
Fluorite is named after its composition containing fluorine (from the Latin word fluere = "to flow" in reference to its low melting point).
The term fluorescence is derived from fluorite, which will often exhibit this effect of glowing in a variety of colors under a black light.
During the 19th century, Fluorite was mined in England for its ornamental value.
With a hardness of 4, care must be taken when setting, cleaning and wearing you Fluorite cabochon.
Fluorite cabochons are used to clear the mind of confusion, cluttered thoughts, and negativity. It is said to remedy confusion, instability, dishonesty and disorder caused by incoherent thoughts. It is believed that Fluorite can help one overcome the fear of the future.