Intermediate pastels between the previously mentioned colors are also possible. It is easy to see why fluorite earns the reputation as "The Most Colorful Mineral in the World".
Named in 1797 by Carlo Antonio Galeani Napione from the Latin, fluere - to flow (for its use as a flux). The term fluorescence is derived from fluorite, which will often markedly exhibit this effect. The element fluorine also derives its name from fluorite, a major source for the element.
Fluorite is found as a common gangue mineral in hydrothermal veins, especially those containing lead and zinc minerals. It is also found in some greisens, granites, pegmatites and high-temperature veins. Formula: CaF2; System: Isometric; Colour: Multicolor; Hardness: 4; Member of: Fluorite Group. The above information is provided solely for informational purpose. Kindly note that all stones are offered for decorative purposes only.Please, handle your stones with great care, do not grind or crumble them, do not dip or add them into your food or drink, do not use any parts of them in any elixirs, potions, lotions etc. Always make sure you wash your hands before and after working with your crystals. Our aim is to provide the best service to our clients. We are recognized to be a company providing high level of service. We do our best for your items to be delivered fast. With us you are getting a good price for high quality product. It takes approximately 5-14 days for items to be delivered to specified countries.
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