- Alternative names: Red Calcite
- Crystal System: Trigonal
- Formation: Primary or secondary
- Mineral Class: Carbonate
- Rarity: Rare
- Hardness Mohs: 3
- Location Found: Mexico
- Rarity: Uncommon
- Colour: Red/Orange with some deep brown
- Forms: rough chunks, natural, tumbled, cut/carved and in Jewelry
- Birthstone: Nil
- Astrological Zodiac Sign: Cancer
- Numerological Number: 8
- Affirmation: My body is cleansed and clear of all that is holding me back.
Red Calcite History Mythology Information: Calcite has been ground up and used for thousands of years as lime in folk medicines. Calcite has also been used to make a poultice for skin diseases including ulcers and warts. Calcites have a ‘waxy’ feel to the touch and come in many different growth formations.
Red Calcite Metaphysical Healing Properties Information: Red Calcite works predominately through the Sacral and Base or Root Chakra and is a fantastic aid in allowing you to feel grounded and at the same time getting your energy circulating and assisting in clearing away any blockages that you are holding. It is a fantastic detoxifier and helps to eliminate any detrimental elements that you are holding within your physical body. It helps to bring together the spiritual realm with the physical body so that they are more in alignment and better able to function as one. Red Calcite is a fantastic stone that helps you work through any emotional issues that you are going through. Red Calcite has an uplifting effect and is very helpful in you are going through depression to assist to stabilize, clear, and bring you out of it. It helps you to recognize when people are manipulating you and draining your energy and prevents you from overextending yourself when dealing with those people.
Red Calcite is the all-around clearer, it helps you to detoxify and wash away any negative influences in your life. It assists in doing this on all levels physical, mental, and spiritual. If you feel you are in need of a good detox then any of the Calcites are going to assist you. Affirmation: My body is cleansed and clear of all that is holding me back.
Question: What things in life help you to bounce back from setbacks?
Chakra – Sacral Chakra and Base or Root Chakra
Red Calcite Healing – Urinary tract infection and other issues, liver, spleen and kidney function, incontinence, sexual dysfunction and chronic fatigue. Calcite assists with the Skeletal System and any Bone Disorders.
Red Calcite Applications suggested uses:
- Just keeping the stone close while you are going through a difficult time is a great comfort.
- Carrying it around in your pocket or as a hand comforter particularly when going through a tough time or during periods of depression. Combine with Rose Quartz and Carnelian for a more rounded energy.
- Used as a healing stone by placing on your Sacral Chakra or relevant area during energy work to help detoxify and cleanse away all that is holding you back.
- Meditation with Red Calcite can be very soothing and allow you to see any blockages you might have to do with apathy, this will then allow you to release any past traumas causing this that are holding you back.
- Any Calcite works in gridwork particularly to clear things away so that you can move forward. Combines well with Fluorite, Clear Quartz, and Amethyst.
- Orchid Calcite is a great Birthing stone particularly for easing childbirth. Try combining with Chrysocolla, Moonstone, Unakite, and Rose Quartz.