(ranges from approx 0.75-1″)
Key Phrase: Smooth Transitions
Affirmation: I remain grounded and focused even when the world around me changes. I tap into the innate healing abilities within to realign my emotional, spiritual, and physical body. Nature brings me balance.
Color: various shades of green
Chakra(s): heart and solar plexus
About the stone: Green calcite is calcium carbonate and crystallizes in the rhombohedral system. Its green color is due to impurities that exist within the chemical composition.
Astrological sign(s): Taurus, Pisces
Mohs scale: 3
Spiritual uses: The soft-green vibration of green calcite opens your sacred heart to receive love from the spiritual realm. This stone encourages tolerance, compassion, and understanding.
Mental uses: Calcite is the stone of transformation, and this green-colored variety helps your mind process any major changes you might be going through, including a complete overhaul of your life as well as traumatic, seemingly unwanted changes.
Emotional uses: Green calcite can be used to focus on balancing your emotions when dealing with a change of heart. It helps you stayed focused on the love that you are and the loving relationships(s) that you deserve.
Physical uses: Green calcite is useful for rebalancing your digestion when faced with challenges. It promotes healthy function of the gall bladder, liver, pancreas, spleen, and small intestines. It also helps you to realize what you can do to absorb and process life with more ease.
Excerpted from The Essential Guide to Crystals, Minerals, and Stones (Llewellyn. 2013) by Margaret Ann Lembo