25-30mm - Sold Individually
Crystal Details: Semi-transparent to opaque calcium carbonate. Sometimes with impurities of iron, magnesium, manganese and occasionally zinc and cobalt. Its properties make it one of the most widely used minerals in construction.
Chemical Composition: Calcium Carbonate CaCO3
Hardness: On Mohs scale of mineral hardness - grade 3 (1 being softest, 10 being hardest)
Colour: Opaque to semi-transparent. Light yellow to deep lemon yellow.
Uses: Crystals are a gift of nature that have been cherished and appreciated by humankind for for millennia. There are countless ways we can incorporate crystals into our daily lives. Placed around the home, worn as jewellery or simply held in the hand they remind us of our relationship with nature and Mother Earth.
It is known that crystals, due to their atomic makeup, hold heat and focus light energy, the often used example is quartz crystals being used in watches to generate an electric charge. Beyond this, it is said that crystals and gemstones have different energies that can be used to enhance your own energetic vibrations. Each gemstone is known for its unique 'energetic' properties.
Properties: Hope – Self-Confidence – Motivation - Memory
Yellow Calcite is full of positive energy, encouraging hope and confidence. It has a sunny disposition and will dispel feeling of sorrow and worry. Known as the ‘great eliminator’, it can calm anger and promote compassion. It is said to be efficient in clearing out old energy patterns and making way for personal drive and motivation. Also known as a ‘mind stone’, it heightens mental activity, increases memory and the ability to learn quickly and efficiently.
Tip: Calcite is a powerful energy cleanser and will purify negative energy from rooms, environments and from ourselves.
Historical Uses/Folklore: The name Calcite is derived from the Latin word calcit, meaning ‘lime’. It is present in marble and limestone. It was used in Ancient Egypt to make bowls and cups so that the properties would be passed to the people using them. Calcite forms into incredible stalactite shapes, such as in the Wookey Hole caves in Somerset and it was thought that there shapes were animals turned to stone.
Chakra: Solar Plexus (Manipura)
- Each crystal is unique so the size, shape and colour of the product you will receive may differ slightly from the products shown in the image.
- Please note that all metaphysical or healing properties listed are collected from various sources. This information is offered as a service and not meant to treat medical conditions. Mandara Crystals does not guarantee the validity of any of these statements.