Chakras, Element, Zodiac Sign and Number: Depends on colour: see Blue, Orange, Red, Golden, Mangano, Pink and Green descriptions below
History and Uses
Calcite gets its name from the Greek word “chalix” meaning lime. It comes in a wide variety of colours, including red, green, orange, yellow, blue, pink, clear, black and white. It is one of the most common minerals on Earth, making up the basis of limestone and marble. It takes many different forms and is formed in many different geological environments. Some forms fluoresce blue or red under UV light. It has been used to make cement and mortar and the very clear translucent variety has been used to make gun sights and geological (polarising) microscopes.
Calcite is a calcium carbonate mineral with a hardness of 3. It comes in a wide variety of forms and colours and is found on every continent of the world. It makes up the major part of marble and limestone. The Orange variety usually occurs in massive rather than crystalline form and the best specimens come from Mexico.
Psychic ability, astral travel, soothing the emotional body
Chakras: Throat, third eye
Blue Calcite Crystal Healing Properties
Blue Calcite is believed to be stone of inspiration and may facilitate the “aha” experience one has been searching for. It is thought to promote inner vision, clairvoyance and telepathy and can act as a muse, easing the expression of creative energy. It may assist with communication and can show us how one’s words and thoughts affect our reality. It can be helpful in clearing congestion of the lungs and respiratory system, treating headaches and eye issues.
My intuitive awareness is always increasing, my emotions are calm and serene, and I express my inner visions with truth and clarity.
Relaxation, emotional balancer, release of stress and resentment, connection with the heart
Green Calcite Crystal Healing Properties
Green Calcite brings a renewed sense of purpose and vitality and a desire to make positive change in one’s life. It encourages forgiveness of oneself and others and brings softness to the heart, stimulating compassion. It brings a general air of health, energy and well-being to the aura and can assist in releasing buried emotions from that heart that may have manifested into physical disease.
I listen for the silent voice of my heart, and I follow its wisdom
Clarity of insight and action, confidence, persistence, intellectual power
Chakras: Root, solar plexus, third eye
Honey Calcite Crystal Healing Properties
Honey Calcite teaches us about the right use of power. It encourages responsibility in leadership and can help with recovering from abusive situations. It may increase feelings of self-worth, confidence, courage, and assists to overcome obstacles. It is helpful for learning of all types and developing skills.
I move confidently and effectively to manifest my higher purpose through my work in the world.
Creativity, sexuality, playfulness, confidence, innovation
Chakras: Sacral, solar plexus
Orange Calcite Crystal Healing Properties
Orange Calcite is thought to align one’s thought with one’s will, assisting in taking action towards one’s goals. It assists in overcoming depression, lethargy or inactivity and can be wonderful in reclaiming one’s health and vitality. It encourages expression of creativity and can help with improving business and increasing the flow of money.
I vividly enjoy all dimensions of myself and my life and take pleasure in creating more.
Pink (Transparent) Calcite
Emotional healing, compassion, joy
Pink (Transparent) Calcite Crystal Healing Properties
Pink Calcite resonates with both fire and water energy, helping to balance the emotional and action-oriented aspects of self. It helps to dissolve energetic scar tissue, allowing for a healing of the will and heart, which in turn allows one to reclaim confidence and renew compassion. It is supportive of general heart health and is an excellent stone to encourage bonding between new mothers and infants.
My emotional body is healed and whole, and I extend the grace of my hearts compassion to myself and all beings.
Wellbeing, wholeness, health, empathy, and connection with the mind of the heart
Mangano Calcite Crystal Healing Properties
Mangano Calcite connects us with Divine Love and is a stone of the heart. It is thought to be excellent for emotional healing; it may help shift long-standing issues and support those with deep grief or trauma. It may gently release buried anger or grief and can help prevent passive-aggressive behaviour. It is believed to assist with tissue regeneration and healing after trauma and surgery. It may assist circulation and the distribution of nutrients in the body.
Mangano Calcite Geological Description
Calcite is a calcium carbonate mineral with a hardness of 3. This variety occurs only in massive form and the only major source is from Peru.
My heart is in a state of constant well-being and appreciation and through my heart, I am connected with All-That-Is.
Vitality, sensory awareness, clarity
Chakras: Base, crown
Red Calcite Crystal Healing Properties
Red Calcite is a vital stone that increases energy and willingness to experience life. It is grounding and protects energetic and emotional boundaries, alleviating spaciness and overextension of one’s energy.
It may be an excellent stone for women as it is thought to assist with balancing hormones and absorbing minerals. It may also help women prepare for pregnancy and childbirth.
I embrace the experience of my physical life, knowing it to be fully intertwined with my spiritual life.