The Healing Properties of Crystals

Calcite, Orange


Quick Overview

  • Pronunciation: [awr-inj, or-] [kal-sahyt]

  • Formula: CaCO3

  • Stone Qualities: Creativity, sexuality, confidence, innovation

  • Hardness (Mohs): 3

  • Chakras: Sacral (2nd), Solar Plexus (3rd)

  • Zodiac: Cancer

  • Locality: Mexico

Calcite, Orange

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Calcite in all of its forms is found all over the world and is one of the most common minerals in existence. The orange calcite variety is no less abundant. Given its abundance, orange calcite can be found in large deposits that allow it to be worked into large pieces of jewelry and decoration. The fact that it is not a particularly hard stone makes it easy and fun for jewelers to work with. Also, being comprised of calcium carbonate, it is sensitive to any acid. Easily polished, orange calcite has a beautiful sheen when tumbled and is excellent for jewelry regardless of its metaphysical properties.

Communing with the sacral chakra, orange calcite is thought to be strongly associated with the physical body and may increase vitality. From its association with the second chakra and through physical benefits, orange calcite is said to increase sexual energy and playfulness. Creativity may be enhanced, as well, by keeping this stone on or near your person. Obviously, enjoying many of these effects alone can better one’s mood and outlook, but the increased sense of purpose one may feel in addition to the aforementioned benefits is also extremely important. Orange calcite may also aid in improving the functions of the kidneys, liver, spleen, and urinary tract. This stone may help quite a lot in the removal of harmful toxins, both physical and emotional, from the body and making room for you to accept the positive and then create new positive energy for yourself in the process. This positive energy and happiness from orange calcite may be sustained through its potential ability to protect you. From a practical standpoint, orange calcite may aid in relaxing symptoms of stomach related illness, fatigue, and other ailments.

Orange calcite is often strongly associated with increased psychic characteristics and an increased intuition. Aside from that, orange calcite may help its wearers by reducing the effects of depression, relieving suicidal thoughts, calming the mental nature, and reducing emotional fear. Considered to be especially good for those with phobias, orange calcite is also said to be an excellent stone for those with anxiety and stressful work or scholastic environments. Not only might orange calcite help to alleviate physical stresses, but its proposed ability to assist in the flow of energy through the body may help to move negativity away and bring in happiness; after all, orange calcite is considered to be the stone of happiness. The four bodies: physical, emotional, spiritual, and mental may be better integrate d with the assistance of orange calcite. Keeping orange calcite around can help a person to heal his or her sorrow and be at peace with others while increasing ones connection to the earth. Helpful in childbirth, new beginnings, and thought to increase wisdom, orange calcite is an important stone for nearly everyone. This is a stone that may really help to round an individual out and may aid in smoother transitions in life and increased ability to accept changes.

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