Fluorite is the mineral form of calcium fluoride. It can be found in different types and varied colors, most of them bright, striking and very attractive. Fluorite’s many benefits has given rise to various nicknames, from the “Genius Stone” to the “Stone of Unity.”
While the element fluorine is dangerous, Fluorite is not toxic to the touch unless you cut it and inhale the dust or perform chemical experiments with it. Fluorite will not dissolve in water but it’s best not to keep it in contact with water.
Light a yellow candle during this meditation.
Origin: The main deposits from which fluorite is extracted are concentrated in Europe (England, Switzerland, the Czech Republic, Norway) and the United States (Illinois, Kentucky, New Mexico and Utah).
Since ancient times this is a stone that has drawn the attention of all the civilizations that have managed to spot it. For example, the Egyptians made beautiful carvings, sculptures and goldsmithing with this stone, while in China they used this stone as an amulet to attract good luck and ward off bad vibes.
Main uses: Increase concentration, awareness, protection, clarity of thought, stabilizing.
The Power of Fluorite
Fluorite’s most outstanding characteristic is its fluorescence, a phenomenon produced by the reflection of certain elements such as yttrium or europium in ultraviolet light, which replace the calcium present in the mineral. Its name comes from Latin “fluere“, “to flow”, because it melts easier than other similar minerals (Blackburn and Dennen, 1997).
Because it is one of the most colorful rocks that can be found, fluorite is thought to enhance and reflect personal light, intelligence, and is symbolic of psychic protection. Therefore, it is used to reduce envy and manipulative energies, and is believed to combat all forms of negative vibrations.
In addition, fluorite can improve physical and mental coordination by increasing concentration and mental awareness.
What to do with a Fluorite Stone
In meditation, this stone is considered very powerful as it allows access to the higher aspects of the mind. You can place a piece of fluorite stone on your neck, this will provide you with emotional well-being and serenity. Or place it in front of you while you meditate. Fluorite can allow you to remain impartial and act clearly when an inconvenience arises.
Place a fluorite on the navel, for ten minutes a day, lying down and in a state of relaxation, to enhance willpower and creative power.
Fluorite cleanses the aura and expels negative energies. It is ideal to overcome any form of disorganization, to ground and integrate spiritual energies, and to boost intuitive powers.
How to Cleanse Fluorite
Fluorite will not dissolve in water during a short time span. Follow these steps to wash your fluorite stone:
- Dip a clean toothbrush in cold water and add a small amount of hand soap or mild dish detergent to the brush.
- Clean all the faces of the stone, rubbing gently.
- Rinse the Fluorite with cold water to remove any remaining dirt and soap.
How to Activate Fluorite
Light a yellow or white candle on your altar. Follow the guided meditation above to clear your heart and mind, and attune your crystal to its spiritual energies of awareness and clarity.
Sit in a quiet place, where you won’t have any distractions. Close your eyes and relax by breathing deeply. Free your mind of any thoughts, and let a sense of tranquility bring your attention to your stone. Feel its harmonious and stabilizing energy.
You can also charge your stone under the moonlight or sunlight but do not leave it in the sun for more than 15 minutes as to avoid it losing its shine.