Fluor Spar

Flourite

Fluor Spar is also known as Fluorspar and as Fluorite.

Information about fluor spar (fluorite) is also pasted below.


Fluor Spar is an ionic solid that comprises its constituent elements (calcium and flourine) arranged in the cubic system of crystal symmetry. It often includes a range of colours such as purple, green, and colourless areas.

The name "Fluorite" is derived from the Latin verb "fluere", which means "to flow". It is so named because of its low melting point (hence it is used as a flux in in the smelting of metals).

Fluorite is sometimes associated with:

  • the astrological signs of
  • mental or intellectual achievement
  • concentration
  • balance within relationships
  • purity
  • the number 7.

Fluorite is found in a wide range of locations including:

  • Brazil
  • Canada
  • China
  • England
  • France
  • Germany
  • Italy
  • Spain
  • USA

Click here for more information about Fluorite.

See also the main IvyRose Holistic section about Crystals & Gemstones.

Further information about crystals includes an overview of some of the forms of crystals and gemstones, 'families' of crystals and the gemstones associated with signs of the zodiac.

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