Chakra: Depends on the color.
Crystal System: Hexagonal.
Color: Green, blue, yellow, orange, clear, brown, pink, gray, red.
Appearance: Translucent and waxy, often banded (may be acid-treated to enhance color), all sizes, sometimes tumbled.
Zodiac Sign: Cancer.
Source: The USA, UK, Belgium, Czech, Republic, Slovakia, Peru, Iceland, Romania, Brazil.
Attributes: Calcite is a powerful amplifier and cleanser of energy. Simply having Calcite in the room cleans negative energies from the environment and heightens your energy. Within the body, it removes stagnant energy. The spectrum of colors cleans the physical and subtle bodies. Calcite is an active crystal, speeding up development and growth. This is a spiritual stone linked to the higher consciousness that facilitates the opening of higher awareness and psychic abilities, channeling and out-of-body experiences. It accelerates spiritual development and allows the soul to remember experiences when it returns to the body.
Psychologically: Calcite calms the mind, teaches discernment and analysis, stimulates insights, and boosts memory. It facilitates knowing which information is important and retaining it. Calcite confers the ability to change ideas into action. It is a useful stone for study.
Healing: Recuperation, blood pressure, pain on all levels, study, motivation, laziness, emotional stress, organs of elimination, calcium uptake in bones, dissolving calcifications, skeleton, joints, intestinal conditions, skin, tissue healing, immune system, growth in small children.
Position: Hold or place as appropriate. Wear it as a pendant. Can be used to grid around a bed. Use as gem essence.
Blue Calcite: Third Eye and Throat Chakra
Beneficial: A powerful healing and purification stone, Blue Calcite absorbs energy, filters it, and returns it to benefit the sender. In addition to carrying the generic properties of Calcite, this stone quiets mental chatter and brings about clarity. Excellent for initiating spiritual growth and for relaxation, Blue Calcite soothes nerves and lifts anxieties. Releasing negative emotions, assist clear communication of thoughts and feelings, especially where there is dissent, and facilitates adapting to necessary change.
Orange Calcite: Sacral Chakra
Beneficial: Reproductive System, sexual base, gallbladder, intestinal disorders, irritable bowel, mucus, study, motivation, laziness, growth in small children.
In addition to carrying the generic properties of Calcite, Orange Calcite is a highly energizing and cleansing stone. Balancing the emotions, removes fear and overcomes depression, dissolving problems and maximizing potential. This stone removes karmic hooks and memories of old abuse held in the sacral chakra, facilitating healing on all levels. It assists in integrating new insights and creativity into everyday life.