Optical Calcite

Origin: USA

Size: 1cm - 4cm

Weight: 1 lbs

Product Type: One of Multiple

Calcite is a carbonate mineral and is a soft stone, only a 3 on the Mohs Scale. It can be found in a range of colors including clear, white, yellow, blue, red, green, brown, and grey. Calcite, like most carbonates will dissolve if exposed to most types of acid. High grade optical calcite was used in WWII for gun sights for bomb sights and anti-aircraft weaponry! Optical Calcite is also called Icelandic Spar. 

These pieces of Optical Calcite have a nice crystal habit to them, in unique rectangular shapes. They are 5-10mm thick and anywhere from 10 to 40mm long. Optical Calcite is extremely popular for its unique shape, and is often used in terrarium orbs, as a background for other crystals, as 'ice' in scenery, and in home décor projects and crafting.

Calcite is thought to be a powerful amplifier and cleanser of energy. Many people recommend keeping a piece of Calcite in the room to rid it of negative energy. It is thought to energize on all levels, and increase trust in yourself. 

Due to the nature of natural products, color, size, and style may vary slightly from the photos listed. You will receive product similar to those in the listing. 

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