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Calcite

Alternative Names: None

Mineral Information

Origin: Worldwide

Mineral Species: Calcite

Mineral Group: Carbonates

Chemical Formula: CaCO3

Hardness: 3

Crystal System: Trigonal

Origin of Name and Mythology: From Calx, the Latin for Lime

General Esoteric Information

An extremely important healing mineral, occurring in a wide variety of forms and colours. Generally, calcite is excellent for speeding-up development on both a physical and spiritual level. It amplifies energy and can clear, open and strengthen the chakras. It encourages stability and self-trust, and helps us to transform ideas into actions. Calcite is an aid to healing and strengthening of bones and teeth, as well as strengthening cell walls and may also support clotting of the blood.

There are many different varieties of calcite, each with their own mineral structure, esoteric attributes and associations. To find out more about some special varieties of calcite please click below:

Angel Wing Calcite

Blue Calcite

Citrine Calcite

Cobalto Calcite

Green Calcite

ManganoCalcite

Optical Calcite

Red Calcite