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Color: A multicolored gemstone often including green, white, purple and lavender.

This common and pretty pastel mineral is a flux substance that promotes flowing and combining of other materials, and fluorite is often used in making steel and other metals that require the removal of impurities. Another interesting aspect of the gemstone is its fluorescence in ultraviolet light. In fact, the word "fluorescent" is derived from fluorite.

The ancient Egyptians used fluorite in statues and in carving scarabs, and artifacts of carved fluorite were found in the ruins of Pompeii. The Chinese have used it in carvings for more than 300 years, and in the 18th century, fluorite was powdered in water to relieve the symptoms of kidney disease. This mineral's energy is purported to help the evolution of harmonious, peaceful and organized spiritual growth. It has been said to help clear the mind and heighten mental achievement while increasing the ability to concentrate. Also, it might help one to see the truth behind illusion. Fluorite is used on the body as well, in the treatment of bones, teeth and cell structure. It is purported to help eliminate the discord that causes infection and disease. It also has been used to assist in the prevention and repair of RNA and DNA damage. Major sources of fluorite include England, Switzerland and the U.S.A..

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