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!
Yellow Calcite has a certain character that just radiates positivity! The upbeat golden-yellow semi-translucency gives this bracelet a warm and captivating appearance.
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.
You will receive a similar item to the listing. As calcite is a very soft mineral, the bead corner edges have worn down to be rounded.
As calcite is a very soft mineral, it can break down in water, or dissolve in vinegar or equivalent acid. Carbonate minerals cause a chemical reaction with hydrochloric acid, leaving behind carbon dioxide and water.
Due to the nature of natural products, color, size, and style may vary slightly from the photos listed.