Fluorite

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Fluorite is a very beautiful gemstone, that can be found in many different colors, and often multicolored. The most popular of these colors is purple, and often resembles Amethyst. Due to its low hardness, Fluorite, can be very easily scratched or chipped, keeping it off the mainstream gemstone market. Fluorite is mainly cut for collectors. Blue John is a banded purple and white variety of Fluorite.