Icelandic Spar (Calcite)

Icelandic Spar Calcite

Icelandic Spar is a carbonate crystal with a chemical formula

CaCO
3

 

Icelandic Spar has an rhombohedron crystal structure

 

 

 

Physical Properties of Icelandic Spar

Lustre: Vitreous, Pearly
Diaphaneity: Transparent, Translucent
Comment: Pearly on cleavage and {0001}. Can be dull or earthy in chalk variety.
Colour: Clear
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 Icelandic Spar

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

 

 

 

 

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