The name comes from the Latin word "FLUER" - "flow", it owes its properties to reduce the melting point of many minerals. From the name of the stone comes from the name of the element fluorine, and the phenomenon of fluorescence. Of course, this means that fluorite by ultraviolet radiation exhibits fluorescence. In its pure form is quite clear, however, in nature, as a result of admixtures of various elements, it has a variety of colors. You can find fluorite yellow, pink, blue, green and even black. Most are purple fluorite. P>

Properties fluorite h3>

Those involved in the esoteric call this mineral stone geniuses. They assign to it the ability to support the mind, understanding things that seem impossible to understand the laws of logic. Ordered spatial structure of fluorite can be transferred to your spiritual life, do not enter in harmony and order. Fans of alternative medicine perceive in this mineral is not only beneficial effect on the nervous system. They believe that wearing fluorite improves the condition of the heart, skin and hair, and also protects against diseases of the teeth and gums. P>

Historical h3>

These minerals were popular in the decoration already in antiquity. The prevalence of fluorite popularized its use in the Mediterranean, among the Celts, as well as in China and America. It was produced vases, sculptures, urns and jewelry. Celts and Indians used it for the prevention and treatment of bone diseases. The oldest mention of the record of the Roman naturalist Pliny the Elder described it as the most precious jewel of fluorite on Earth. This was due to the belief that this mineral besides decorative properties, also has medicinal and magical abilities. P>

The mineral difficult to work h3>

Performance beads Fluorite does not pose much difficulty. Hence, not so hard to find a bracelet or necklace that is made of this mineral. However, fluorite rings are rare and usually framed specimens are unique, this is due to a considerable fragility of the mineral. Its hardness on the Mohs scale is only 4. P>

In addition to the obvious use in jewelery and other crafts mineral is widely used in industry. Most active use in the glass industry, chemical, optical and metallurgical It is also highly environments collector. P>