Red Calcite is an energetic stone. It uplifts emotions and increases willpower by removing stagnant energy or blockages from the body. This type of calcite radiates vitality and can energize any room that it is placed in. Use it to eliminate fear of the unknown and move ahead with newfound enthusiasm.
The name Calcite is derived from the Latin word calcit, meaning “lime.” It is notably present in marble and limestone formations.
Given that calcite is so often present in marble and limestone, it has been used as a base for architecture and construction throughout history.
Red Calcite has been used within for cement and other building materials.
Calcite is a polymorph of calcium carbonate. It can be found in many different shapes, sizes, and colors. Red Calcite is found in Mexico.
Red Calcite primarily resonates with the root and heart chakra.
You can place calcite in full moon moonlight to energize. It can also be moved through sage smoke or incense, placed in rice, or buried in the earth overnight.
Red Calcite is often associated with Cancer.
According to folklore, red calcite can heal hip and lower limb issues, loosen your joints, and aid with constipation.
Disclaimer: Crystal meanings and spiritual healing lore are not a prescription, diagnosis or healthcare information. They are presented as spiritual supports to healing and other life issues. See a doctor or licensed medical practitioner for all health issues.
Red Calcite at Crystal Life
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