Stand in your Power, with justice and compassion.
Take responsibility for your own life and live well.
Attract outrageous prosperity and be truly happy.
Be a lifelong learner and steadily increase your skill set.
Let Gold Calcite inspire a rich and joyful life!
Mineralogy of Gold Calcite
Mineral Family: Carbonites
Chemical Composition: Ca[CO3]
Cleavage: Perfect, rhombohedral
Crystal System: Hexagonal/triagonal
Form/Habit: Scalenohedral, rhombohedral
Fracture: Subconchoidal, brittle
Luminescense: Pink, strong (long wave) / Blue, strong (short wave)
Transparency: Transparent to opaque
Location: Calcite is found in virtually every country. The most important source for Gold Calcite is in Mexico.
Mineral Family: Gold Calcite is a Carbonate mineral. Carbonates are an important part of the Earth’s crust and are found in sedimentary, metamorphic, and igneous rocks. Carbonates are minerals which contain the carbonate group CO3 as their basic structural unit. They form in a trigonal system with one carbon atom centrally located between 3 oxygen atoms. While there are over 70 types of Carbonate minerals, the most common are Dolomite, Siderite, and Calcite.
Formation: Calcite is formed when liquid calcium, shell, coral, and algal debris settle onto the muddy bottom of a saltwater ocean or lake. From there they are gradually solidified into a single mass during diagenesis, the process of transforming loose sediment into a sedimentary rock. The resulting rock is typically Limestone, which is richly laced with small Calcite minerals. Later on, if the Limestone is subjected to heat and pressure, it can become Marble, a metamorphic rock. The heat and pressure of the metamorphic process causes larger Calcite crystals to grow. In rare cases, Calcite may be found as an accessory mineral in igneous rocks alongside calcium-rich Feldspar.
Mining: Calcite is a principal crystal extracted in commercial Limestone mines. It is mined in shallow pits at the primary deposit where the Calcite still has its original relationship with the host rock. After being extracted, Calcite is sorted into different grades depending on color. From a commercial viewpoint, the best variety is pure white, which can be pulverized into a powder and used to make rubber, paint, cement, textile goods, and especially ceramics.
Enhancements: All Gold Calcite is natural, enhanced only by tumbling, cutting, and polishing.
Synonyms: Honey Calcite, Yellow Calcite
History of Gold Calcite
Gold Calcite was “discovered” relatively recently by the metaphysical community and so it was not included in any early lapidaries, texts that describe gemstones and their powers. Calcite is an extremely common and soft mineral which makes it an excellent choice for carving, both in ancient times and today. It is certainly possible that many of the carvings had healing and spiritual purposes.
Most Calcites are found in Limestone. In fact, the word “Calcite” comes from the Greek word chalix, meaning lime.
Healing Properties of Gold Calcite
Spiritual: Gold Calcite is an incredibly powerful stone for teaching us how to take full responsibility for ourselves and our power. It shows us how to stand in our full power and to act with justice and mercy, to bring about the Highest Good for all. Gold Calcite brings abundance and prosperity on all levels and is particularly helpful for banishing “scarcity” belief systems. Gold Calcite is attuned to the Solar Plexus and Crown Chakra and linked to the astrological sign of Cancer. It is connected to the element of Fire and vibrates to the number 8.
Emotional: Gold Calcite helps us to stay balanced and in control. It is especially beneficial for anyone who feels “overwhelmed” or has numerous tasks or roles that require personal attention. Gold Calcite keeps us firmly in our power and able to do what needs to be done with grace and skill. This is an incredibly positive stone, which reminds us that we are the masters of our own fate and can at any time choose a new path.
Mental: Gold Calcite is a wonderful stone to encourage lifelong learning. It helps us see the value of learning for learning’s sake, and that all skills, whether profound or mundane, have a value worth celebrating. Golden Calcite encourages us to develop a multitude of skills and use these skills to increase our abundance and joy.
Physical: Gold Calcite is said to balance the endocrine system. It is most often used by metaphysical healers to control blood-sugar and to treat diseases associated with the Pancreas. It is also believed to be particularly good for healing both the physical and emotional wounds of abuse.
Always use wisdom when considering crystal therapies for healing.
Earth to Pocket
Earth to Pocket is the Moonrise Crystal business mission. It’s the promise that any stones purchased here will be consciously sourced and the journey of the stone, from the Earth and into your Pocket, will be as transparent as possible.
These Gold Calcites were mined in various locations worldwide and tumbled in the United States.
I originally found the US wholesale company while searching for a source for Fire Agate and Nephrite Jade. After making an initial purchase, I was immediately impressed by their quality. This company provides wonderful customer service and I often call them to ask questions about various minerals, or even to share with them things which I have learned! The combination of high quality stones, affordable prices, and knowledgeable staff makes me happy to do business with them.
It would be my pleasure to hand-select a beautiful Gold Calcite for you.
This price is for one stone. You can buy a single Gold Calcite or several, depending on your individual needs. Each Gold Calcite measures approximately 1 inch at its longest length and has a unique rounded shape with soft edges. Tumbled stones are natural products and variations are part of their beauty.
The stone I choose for you will be smooth and free of chips and a gorgeous translucent shimmery yellow. If you buy multiple stones, I will choose stones that look and feel particularly good together. Stones will be cleansed and smudged with sage before being shipped to you.
With their beautiful color and clean energies, these Gold Calcite are perfect for crystal healing. Add them to a medicine bag, place them on an altar, use them in a crystal elixir, fashion them into jewelry, or simply carry them in your pocket.
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