Calcite Clear Optical
- Alternative Name: Iceland Spar, Optical Calcite
- Crystal System: Trigonal
- Formation: Primary or secondary
- Rarity: Common
- Hardness Mohs: 3
- Location Found: Africa, Brazil. The Czech Republic, Indian, Mexico and Australia
- Mineral Class: Carbonate
- Colour: white clear
- Forms: natural, tumbled, cut/carved and in Jewelry
- Birthstone: Nil
- Astrological Zodiac Sign: Cancer
- Numerological Number: 8
- Element: Fire and Wind
- Affirmation: I am clear and cleansed and absorb new information with ease.
Clear Calcite Mythology Historical 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. Iceland Spar was originally used by the Vikings to navigate with while sailing, it is said that on a cloudless day they would hold the stone up to the sky and look through it to find the sun so they could get a heading from. NEVER look directly at the sun through a stone as you could damage your eyes.
Optical Calcite Metaphysical Healing Properties Information: Optical Calcite is a very active crystal, clearing and cleansing any environment that it is placed in. Calcite removes stagnant energy from the area it is in which amplifies your energy and allows you to feel more energized. Optical Calcite assists with combating laziness and encourages and energizes you to move forward in life. It is a great stone to help clear the mind, detoxifying the negative patterns and allowing you to move forward clear and free of negative influences. Optical Calcite is a great study stone as it allows you to focus and concentrate in a very calm and direct way opening you up to new ideas and allowing you to more easily absorb new information. Affirmation: I am clear and cleansed and absorb new information with ease.
Question: When was the last time you had a detox?
Chakra – Depending on colour – Optical Calcite white Crown or above
Clear Calcite is a Liquid Crystals Stone and represents ‘Universal Mind’
Calcite Physical Healing – Heart, circulation, kidneys, adrenals, Increases fertility, soothes burns. Helpful in Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s.
Calcite Applications suggested uses:
- Calcite can be used in a piece of jewelry for long periods of time, however, care must be taken as it is a soft stone.
- Just keeping the stone close to you for its cleansing effects, will complement most crystal or Mojo Bags.
- Carrying it around in your pocket or as a hand comforter.
- Use as a paperweight or place in a study area to help concentration and absorbing new information.
- Placed in a study or office to assist the person to concentrate on the task at hand in a peaceful calm way. Create a study or concentration Mojo Bag. Works well combined with Agate, Clear Quartz, Tigers Eye, Muscovite, and Fluorite.
- Used as a healing stone by placing it on your crown chakra or relevant area
- The effects of an essence are strong and quickly noticeable