If you don't mind my asking, what does off color mean?" "You know, wrong." "Not right, flawed." "Unuseful." "I don't see anything wrong with you." "Padparadscha bounces and shakes." "Rhodonite’s firebox gets clogged when coal is put in it." "And her boiler doesn't work properly." "Fluorite is too large to go around most bends." “And Rutile’s gem came out of the ground wrong, so they were built wrong.
Fluorite is a calm and wise Gem who is looked up to and respected by the other Off Colors. She often gives advice and speaks her mind, using her noticeably slow and deep voice.
Fluorite is a freelance design. However, her shape prior to her overhaul slightly resembles that of a BR Standard Class 9F. Murdoch and Marie are members of this class.
Her shape after her overhaul slightly resembles that of a Virginian Railway Class AG, also known as the "Blue Ridge". Sam is a member of this class.
A BR Class 9F
A Virginian Railway Class AG
Fluorite is painted sky blue with dark purple lining. She has black tender wheels. Before her overhaul, she had her name on the side of her cab in dark purple. Following her overhaul, her name has been printed on her boiler instead. She has four of her six gems on her tender and the other two behind her smokebox.