Colourful orange calcite chunks with a waxy to vitreous lustre. Stones can be purchased indiviudally or in larger quantities and although available in medium and large sizes, exact weights and measurements to vary from piece to piece.
In its purest form the mineral calcite is white but impurities within the stone cause it to occur in many different colours. On Mohs scale of mineral hardness it grades just 3 which means it's surprisingly soft so needs to be handled carefully.
The word fracture in mineralogy describes the shape of the surface of a mineral after it's 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 chunks come in a stylish gift pouch that will help to keep them safe. They're great for kids who collect crystals, rocks and minerals and their smooth texture makes them surprisingly tactile.
Approximate weights and measurements are given below.
Save 10% on 5 rough orange calcite chunks or 30% on 10
Weight Range (grams): 19 - 70
Size Range (cms): 2.8 - 3.6