Calcite Meanings

Chakras, Element, Zodiac Sign and Number: Depends on colour: see Blue, Orange, Red, Golden and Green Calcite descriptions

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 very clear translucent calcite has been used to make gun sights and geological (polarising) microscopes.

Geological Description

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. Calcite makes up the major part of marble and limestone. Orange Calcite usually occurs in massive rather than crystalline form and the best specimens come from Mexico.

Blue Calcite

Psychic ability, astral travel, soothing the emotional body

Chakras: Throat, third eye

Blue Calcite Crystal Healing Properties

Blue Calcite is a stone of inspiration and can facilitate the “aha” experience one has been searching for. It promotes inner vision, clairvoyance and telepathy and can act as a muse, easing the expression of creative energy. Blue Calcite assists 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.

Affirmation

My intuitive awareness is always increasing, my emotions are calm and serene, and I express my inner visions with truth and clarity.

Green Calcite

Relaxation, emotional balancer, release of stress and resentment, connection with the heart

Chakra: 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.

Affirmation

I listen for the silent voice of my heart, and I follow its wisdom

Honey/Golden Calcite

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. Honey Calcite increases feelings of self-worth, confidence, courage, and assists to overcome obstacles. It is helpful for learning of all types and developing skills.

Affirmation

I move confidently and effectively to manifest my higher purpose through my work in the world.

Orange Calcite

Creativity, sexuality, playfulness, confidence, innovation

Chakras: Sacral, solar plexus

Orange Calcite Crystal Healing Properties

Orange Calcite aligns 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.

Affirmation

I vividly enjoy all dimensions of myself and my life and take pleasure in creating more

Pink (Transparent) Calcite

Emotional healing, compassion, joy

Chakras: Heart

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.

Affirmation

My emotional body is healed and whole, and I extend the grace of my hearts compassion to myself and all beings.

Mangano Calcite

Wellbeing, wholeness, health, empathy, and connection with the ‘mind of the heart’

Chakras: Heart

Mangano Calcite Crystal Healing Properties

Mangano Calcite connects us with Divine Love and is a stone of the heart. It is excellent for emotional healing; it can help shift long-standing issues and support those with deep grief or trauma. It can gently release buried anger or grief and can help prevent passive-aggressive behaviour. Mangano Calcite can assist with tissue regeneration and healing after trauma and surgery. It assists circulation and the distribution of nutrients in the body.

Mangano Calcite Geological Description

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. Calcite makes up the major part of marble and limestone. Mangano Calcite occurs only in massive form and the only major source is from Peru.

Affirmation

My heart is in a state of constant well-being and appreciation and through my heart, I am connected with All-That-Is.

Red Calcite

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.
Red calcite is an excellent stone for women as it assists with balancing hormones and absorbing minerals. It can also help women prepare for pregnancy and childbirth.

Affirmation

I embrace the experience of my physical life, knowing it to be fully intertwined with my spiritual life.