Calcite

Calcite

Calcite is a carbonate crystal with a chemical formula

CaCO
3

 

Calcite has an hexagonal crystal structure, although it is commonly found showing rhombohedron, scalenohedron, and prism.

 

 

 

Physical Properties of Calcite

Lustre: Vitreous, Pearly
Diaphaneity: Transparent, Translucent
Comment: Pearly on cleavage and {0001}. Can be dull or earthy in chalk variety.
Colour: White, Yellow, Red, Orange, Blue, Green, Brown, Grey etc.
Streak: White
Hardness (Mohs): 3
Hardness Data: Mohs hardness reference species
Tenacity: Brittle
Cleavage: Perfect
Perfect on {1011}.
Parting: Readily along twin lamellae {0112} and {0001}.
Fracture: Conchoidal
Density (measured): 2.7102(2) g/cm3
Density (calculated): 2.711 g/cm3

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Energetic Properties of Calcite (Clear)

Key Words: Insight, clarity, manifestation, forgiveness
Chakras: All
Physical: Stimulates metabolism and energy flow through the aura
Emotional: Encourages forgiveness, releasing anger, resentment, arrogance and envy
Spiritual: Facilitates creating inner clarity, initiating multilevel awareness

 

 

 

 

 

Energetic Properties of Calcite (Blue)

Key Words: Psychic ability, astral travel, soothes the emotional body
Chakras: Throat (5th chakra), Third eye (6th chakra)
Physical: Helps with throat problems, laryngitis, lungs and respiratory
Emotional: Soothes and protects the emotional body
Spiritual: Facilitates access to the creative unconciousness, inspired self-expression

 

 

 

 

 

Energetic Properties of Calcite (Stellar Beam)

Key Words: Divine will, manifestation, interdimensional travel, access to higher knowledge
Chakras: Solar plexus (3rd chakra), Third Eye (6th chakra), Crown (7th chakra), Etheric (8th-14th chakra).
Physical: Aids in attuning the body to carry higher vibrational energies
Emotional: Helps dispel negative thoughts, opens one to higher awareness
Spiritual: Facilitates attuning to ancient wisdom, past lives, and ET intelligence

*More energetic properties are available for different colors of calcite*

*Energetic Properties of Calcite was provided by Book of Stones *