Calcite

CALCITE

Calcite is a mineral that is found often throughout the world. It is the principle component in other stones such as limestone and marble. It is also the main component in the shells of sea creatures. It is highly reactive and will dissolve when it comes into contact with most acids, even vinegar.

 

PHYSICAL PROPERTIES:

Hardness: 3

Colour: All colours, including colourless, (most common is yellow)

Lustre: Vitreous, waxy, pearly, silky

Chemical Composition: CaCO₃

 

CHEMICAL COMPOSITION:

.Soothing and calming

.Shifts slow moving energies

.Quiets the mind

.Promotes creativity and imagination

.Reduces stress

.Clear calcite is good for detoxification

 

CHAKRA:

Solar plexus (between navel and diaphragm) for yellow calcite, and Sacral chakra (below navel) for orange calcite. Clear calcite can be used to open and balance all the chakras.

 

REFERENCES:

www.meanings.crystalsandjewelry.com/calcite/

Kiara James