Calcite is a powerful energy amplifier and cleanser. The purifying energy of Calcite cleans out stored negative energy from a room, the body, etc. Use Calcite to remove old energy patterns and to increase personal motivation and drive. Calcite is also a good choice for distance healing work, because it amplifies the energy being sent.
Calcite is also known as the “Stone of the Mind”, heightening mental discernment and analysis, and increasing memory and learning abilities. Calcite is THE stone for students and academics. Calcite is also useful during times of mental adjustments and disagreements. Calcite can show you a new way to look at a situation, easing you away from old, outdated thought patterns that may be in the way of new ideas.
Physically, Calcite has been associated with the bones and joints, and balances the amount of calcium in the body. Calcite can also help to improve the body's absorption of important vitamins and minerals.
Primary Chakra: Varies by Color
Astrological sign(s): Cancer
Vibration: Number 8
Mineral Class: Carbonates
Crystal System: Trigonal
Chemical Composition: (CaCO3) Calcium Carbonate
Color: Colorless, White, Yellow, Red, Pink, Orange, Blue, Green, Black, Brown, Grey
Location: Africa, Brazil, Czech Republic, Germany, India, Mexico, Romania, UK, USA
Rarity: Very Common
Fun Fact: Calcite is the primary mineral component in cave formations.
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