Octahedron of green fluorite mineral
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Oval tumbled green fluorite pendant with hole
40 years of minerals, crystal - rock shop in the center of Barcelona
Measures approx: 18 X 12 X 8 mm.
Helps you to open your mind and increase comprehension.
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ETYMOLOGY: Its comes from latin fluere = flow, because melted more easily than other similar gems.
CRYSTAL SYSTEM: Cubic, octahedra.
PRINCIPLE OF FORMATION: Primary.
CLASS MINERAL: Halides.
MINERAL ELEMENTS CHEMICAL FORMULA: CaF2 + (C, Cl, Fe, Ce, Y) Calcium Fluoride.
HARDNESS: 4 on the Mohs scale.
FIELDS: Germany (Oberfalz / Bavaria), Argentina, Burma, England, France, Namibia, Austria, Egypt, India, China.
MINERALOGY: The fluorite has both primary and secondary origin, usually occurs in hydrothermal veins, is a mineral having physical properties thermoluminescence and fluorescence (UV). Depending on the state of purity of the sample, fluorite may be transparent or opaque.
MYTHOLOGY: The fluorite is known as fluorspar from the eighteenth century, and fluorite used to treat the symptoms of kidney disease, in 1676 the German naturalist Johann Sigismund Elsholtz (August 26, 1623 - February 28, 1688), described the fluorescent properties of this.The mineral fluorite has been used in sculptures and decorative items for hundreds of years.
PROPERTIES: It is said that green fluorite dissipates emotional trauma, download the excess energy, intensifies feelings and moods, making us more aware of them, it helps to be more resourceful and creative. Green minerals have a harmonizing and neutralizing effect. The green releases the feelings, increase the speed and responsiveness and arouse interest and enthusiasm.
CHAKRAS: Baso, heart.
ZODIAC SIGN: Taurus.
USES: Jewellery, collection, meditation. In the chemical industry for the manufacture fluorite hydrofluoric acid is used, fluorite is an important industrial source of fluorine.