Fluorite from the Cave-In-Rock
Weighs 313.2 grams
Measures 70mm x 60mm x 20mm
Fluorite crystals from the Cave-In-Rock district in Hardin County, Illinois, are truly mesmerising. This region is famous for its stunning fluorite specimens that come in a variety of colors like purple, green, blue, and yellow. These crystals are often found attached to the surrounding rock or mineral material, which we call the matrix. This natural setting enhances their beauty.
These fluorite crystals are not just visually appealing; they're also a piece of geological history. The Cave-In-Rock district has a unique geological makeup, and it's part of the Illinois-Kentucky Fluorspar Mining District, known for having one of the largest fluorite deposits in the United States.
If you're a mineral enthusiast or collector, you'll appreciate the rarity and clarity of these specimens.
Historically, this area was a hub for mining, as fluorite was a valuable industrial mineral used in metal production. Although mining activity has decreased, these specimens continue to captivate collectors worldwide.
It is suggested that Fluorite is one of natures most powerful mental healers. Many who have experienced the power of Fluorite have labelled it the Genius Stone. It is a superb stone to have with you when studying as it focuses the mind and dispels mind chatter it has the ability to influence the activities that occur on the mental plane of consciousness and amplifies, focuses, expands and creates new pathways for the mind.
Other properties include discernment of truth and clear decision-making, bringing order to mental chaos, increasing objectivity, enhancing creativity, curing mental disorders, easing meditation and freeing one from bad habits.