Fluorite, a fascinating gemstone, exhibits a spectrum of colours including clear, blue, green, purple, yellow, and brown. It is extensively found across the globe, in countries such as the USA, Brazil, Mexico, and England. The Blue John variety, found specifically in England, is particularly noteworthy. The name “Fluorite” has an interesting origin, derived from the Latin word “fluere” meaning “to flow,” due to its ability to melt effortlessly and used as a flux in smelting.

Fluorite has numerous benefits, including the balancing of mental energies and aiding in meditation. It helps clear the mind of stress and tension induced by fast-paced living and promotes restful sleep. The gemstone is also highly protective and is believed to be effective against electromagnetic, computer, and geopathic stress. It can assist in learning, organising, and processing information while also stabilising emotions and promoting balance and coordination.

Fluorite is a birthstone for the zodiac signs of Capricorn, Aquarius, and Pisces.