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.
This intriguing specimen of Optical Calcite has a unique shape that makes it ideal for displaying anywhere in the house as a modern and eye-catching accent. The effect that Optical Calcite has on objects that are viewed through it makes it a popular choice for kids too!
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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