Calcite is a popular crystal that comes in a variety of shades like white, yellow, orange, red, brown, grey, blue, pink and green. It’s transparent to translucent and can have a vitreous, resinous or pearly luster. This crystal is known for energy amplification and bringing balance. It’s also related to higher consciousness, psychic abilities, wisdom and memory, although each color has its own meaning too.
We offer a large variety of Calcites in forms that may include raw pieces and multiple types of carvings like palm stones, points and others. We even have some bigger items that feature other beautiful mineral inclusions!Read more about calcite at the bottom of the page!
Calcite belongs to the Calcite mineral group. It’s most commonly found in sedimentary rocks, hydrothermal veins and caverns. The process of formation includes rapid dehydration of calcium carbonate that produces vaterite which later turns into Calcite through recrystallization. Other inclusions within the compound result in many varieties of colors. Calcite also grows in TONS of different formations such as bladed, point, tabular and more.
Calcite is a carbonate mineral. It’s a crystal that can easily be scratched by sharper materials because it’s a 3 on the Mohs scale of harness. It has a conchoidal fracture when the mineral breaks. This material is also highly reactive with acids, even with the weaker ones like vinegar.
Calcite’s name was inspired by the Latin word “calx” meaning “lime”. This points out that the mineral is mainly formed in limestones.
Calcite is found all over the world in countries like Brazil, Mexico, England, Germany, Romania, Pakistan, Namibia, China, Canada and multiple US states like Indiana, Kansas, Colorado, Tennessee and many others. But honestly comes from SOOOO many places.
Calcite is a crystal widely used for emotional healing. Not only does it help in developing your emotional intelligence, but it also provides you with the strength and motivation to get through tough times. It will also cleanse the unwanted energies and bring you some much needed balance along with a stable mind. Calcite can also increase your psychic abilities. The numerous varieties of this crystal can activate multiple chakras like Red Calcite for the Root Chakra, Orange Calcite for the Sacral Chakra, Yellow Calcite for the Solar Plexus, Mangano and Green Calcite for your Heart Chakra, Blue Calcite for your Throat Chakra and Clear, White and Cobalto Calcite for the Third Eye Chakra and Crown Chakra.
Calcite crystals are the perfect statement pieces that also bring a lots of soothing and healing. Feng Shui rules suggest that placing it in the center will disperse the benefits the best. You can also opt for putting them in rooms that need some cleansing or near your bed for a good night’s rest. Another way to use them is in meditation by either placing them in front of you or on you if you’re planning on doing some chakra balancing. They’re also a great gift for all the crystal lovers out there!
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