Rough Orange Calcite
Colourful orange calcite stones with a waxy to vitreous lustre. Stones may be purchased individually or in larger quantities and although available in medium and large sizes, exact weights and sizes to vary from piece to piece.
In its purest form the mineral calcite is white but impurities cause stones to occur in many different colours. On Mohs scale of mineral hardness it grades just 3 so it's surprisingly soft hence must be handled carefully.
The word fracture in mineralogy describes the shape of the surface of a mineral after it has been broken and calcite being brittle (like glass) has a conchoidal fracture. This means that when it breaks its surface is smooth, often curved and may have a rippling effect.
In crystal healing orange calcite is said to be a highly energizing and cleansing stone which helps balance the emotions. It removes fear and helps overcome depression by dissolving problems hence enabling you to reach your maximum potential.
These orange calcite pieces come in a stylish gift pouch that will help to keep them safe. They make great for kids who collect crystals rocks and minerals and their smooth texture makes them surprisingly tactile.
Approximate weights and sizes can be found below.
Save 10% on 5 Rough Orange Calcite Stones or 30% on 10
Weight Range (grams) : 19 - 70
Size Range (cms) : 2.8 - 3.6