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This Months Birthstone

October Birthstone Opal


Properties, Meanings, Powers & Uses

"Stone of Discernment & Aptitude"

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Fluorite belongs to the spar family, as all other members of the family, Fluorite may be separated into flakes. According to european folklore, it is the home of the rainbows and therefore magic and imagination.

Formerly called Fluorspar, Fluorite has been said to have limited use as a gemstone due to it’s relatively soft demeanor. However, the wide range of colors and the frequent incidence of more than one color in a single specimen has made Fluorite an interesting stone with a wonderful display of colors.

Scientific Properties

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Mohs Hardness of 4 with a cubic crystal structure

Frequently, there is more than one color in a singe stone. The largest crystal deposits have been found in the United States, while expensive pink specimens may be found in the Alps in Switzerland. England has a purple and yellow banded variety known as Blue John.


Metaphysical Properties

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Fluorite helps to ground excessive energy, particularly mental, emotional and nervous energy. It is a powerful healer, it affects all the chakras as well as mental attitudes. It is excellent for use in cleansing the aura…it is known to ride the aura of cording (unwanted attached energy lines from other people).

Fluorite aids in channeling as well, excellent for connecting with the Akashic records for answer to your past lives.

It is particularly helpful in aiding inter-dimensional communications, particularly with Nature spirits, faeries, elves and other fae folk.

Use with other stones to amplify their effects, especially if you are working towards spiritual wholeness and development, truth and peace.

Although usually translucent, Fluorite comes in shades of white, brown, blue, yellow, purple, red, or colorless, and green. Fluorite is a valuable helper in grounding excess energies.

Rainbow: This variety of Fluorite exhibits 3 distinct color rays, violet, green, and blue. Being that this gemstone is three colors, it will help you to heal on three levels; spiritual, emotional, and mental. Whatever your issues are, Rainbow Fluorite will help you to become mentally aware and then begin to help you work through the processes necessary for complete healing.

Purple: Aids ability to meditate, increases psychic development, brings spiritual peace and wholeness. As we develop spiritually, we come to a place in our journey where we need to make a commitment. Fluorite will help you to decide if you are indeed ready to make this important commitment. For some, purple Fluorite will help them to begin channeling information that is crucial to further their spiritual development. This stone is more than a ‘mental’ stone, it also radiates energy throughout the light body system. Physically, purple Fluorite is helpful in promoting a state of health for the skin, bones and muscular system. More about the power of the  Color Purple

Green: Green Fluorite is about healing on all levels. This stone allows us to mentally grasp our heart based issues and then begin to heal them. Green is the color of growth and healing. Use this stone as a bridge to allow personal growth to happen in your life. It is very calming, but at the same time it gives us the courage needed to expand our ideas and awareness. Read about the additional attributes of The Color Green.

Blue: Throat, nose, ears, soothing; Karmic impasses resolved, atonement relieved. Which is elevated by The Color Blue

Yellow: Focus, cooperation, group alignment, as well as the power of The Color Yellow!

Yttrium: Lavender, Yttrium Fluorite is an unusual, rare and beautiful form of purple Fluorite from Mexico. It is unusual in the fact that it does not cleave as other varieties of Fluorite and is extremely dense. Fluorite is known for being a mental body stone, but Yttrium is very different in the fact that it is attached to the physical world. While this may seem an unusual property for a mentally orientated mineral, it does serve an important function. Many people are too mentally oriented, they are thinkers, philosophers and dreamers who lack the discipline or grounded-ness to bring their ideas into reality. Yttrium Fluorite assists in grounding the ideas of these thinkers by manifesting those plans–making things happen. Another way the energies of this stone maybe utilized is by bringing down mental concepts to a level more readily understood by the average person. Minerals such as Selenite give us access into higher wisdom, Calcite can bridge the gap between that reality and our own, but a mineral such as Yttrium Fluorite will bring that information down through the physical plane to a level more easily understood…when the power of The Color Purple is added this stone is simply magical!

Double Pyramid: Aligns spirit with physical plane, inner with outer awareness, and 2 sides of one’s brain both emotional and intellectual; enhances the Crown Chakra, illuminating karmic lessons.

Healing Properties

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Fluorite may be used with other stone to help open the path to allow the additional stones to be more effective.  Fluorite may can be used as a stone for meditation to assist in energizing the body and raising one’s powers of concentration.

Used to alleviate pain when placed directly on an affected area, Fluorite gently removes the discomfort. This type of direct application is also particularly helpful for energy blockage ailments as well as respiratory issues, skin disease, and arthritis.

Magical Properties

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Energy: Projective
Element: Water & Air
Planet: Neptune
Powers: Mental Abilities & Power
Candle Color: White

Fluorite is one of the New Age stones, and it becoming increasing more popular. This stone has no long history of magical use. Its influences are just now being investigated and discovered. In general, it seems to work with the conscious mind, useful for straightening out your thoughts and for reducing emotion involvement in a situation in order to gain more accurate perspective.

Because it affects the intellectual mind, Fluorite quells strong emotions and soothes one’s thoughts over the angry sea of depression and desperation.

Zodiac Properties

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Zodiac Stone of: Scorpio, Aquarius and Pisces

Associations: Neptune

Birthstone: Not a birthstone for any month

Fluorite symbolizes responsibility and respect

Chakra Properties

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Fluorite helps with general health throughout the entire body’s main skeletal and muscular systems. All of the colors are good for auric cleansing and mixed colors simply enhance the colors included in them.

  • Clear Fluorite guards against psychic attack and strengthens consciousness while working with 6th, Third Eye/Brow Chakra
  • Blue Fluorite has the quality of protecting the emotions and restoring emotional balance good for working with the 4th, Heart Chakra
  • Purple Fluorite strengthens mystical insight, psychic awareness, and can open the 6th, Third Eye Chakra
  • Green Fluorite is an excellent all purpose healing stone that promotes healing on all levels. It also promotes self-love working with the 4th, Heart and 6th Third Eye/Brow Chakras
  • All rainbow colors are important balancers and healers

Information Sources:
The Crystal Bible by Judy Hall, 2003
Love Is In The Earth by Melody, 1997
Wheels of Life
by Anodea Judith, PhD, 2000
Crystal Enchantments by D.J. Conway, 1999
Smithsonian Handbooks Gemstones
by Cally Hall, 1994
Crystal, Gem and Metal Magic by Scott Cunningham, 2002
Chakra Healing & Karmic Awareness by Keith Sherwood, 2005
Jewelry & Gems for Self-Discovery by Shakti Carola Navran, 2008
The Illustrated Directory of Crystal Healing by Cassandra Eason, 2003
Gemstone Energy Medicine Healing Body, Mind and Spirit by Michael Katz, 2005
Healing Crystals and Gemstones
by Dr. Flora Peschek-Bohmer, Gisela Schrieber, 2002
Personal Experience and Personal Accounts of Others In the Metaphysical Field of Work

The information here is presented to you to use as you see fit, but is not to take the place of professional medical advice. Crystals, Gemstones and Metal can accent, help, negate, protect, encourage, strengthen, and balance and thereby promote healing. Their effects can be extraordinary, but use in addition to medical advice, and not as a substitute for proper care. If you are ill, we beseech you to seek professional medical attention from a qualified physician.

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