Red Calcite Meanings
Vitality, sensory awareness, clarity
Chakras: Base, crown
Elements: Fire, Earth
Zodiac Sign: Cancer
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 over extension of one’s energy. Red Calcite is an excellent stone for women as it is believed to assist with balancing hormones and absorbing minerals. It is also thought to help women prepare for pregnancy and childbirth.
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.
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. Red Calcite occurs in massive form and rhombohedral crystals and the most abundant source is from Mexico.
The more I connect with my inner world the better I can manage my outer world.