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!
The structure of this Calcite specimen is simply beautiful, showing off it's crystal formations in the best possible. This piece would be a great meditation companion, an amazing addition to any altar, or even as home or office decor.
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.
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Due to the nature of photography techniques and natural products, size, color, and style may vary slightly from photos.