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The fluorite name has two possible derivations:
Latin: fluere which means melt, for its use as a flux in metallurgy;
by English miners of the Middle Ages who called flower of ore for its beauty.
From it derives the name of the fluorine and the phenomenon of fluorescence.

Details

  • Title: FLUORITE
  • Creator: Associazione Minatori per il Museo, Christian Mariotti
  • Date Created: 2014
  • Location: CAMPIANO BOCCHEGGIANO MINES
  • Publisher: Lucia Franceschelli
  • Rights: Associazione Minatori per il Museo

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