Collection: Calcite

Calcite is one of the most common minerals. It occurs in a great variety of shapes and colors, and it constitutes a major portion of many of the earth's rocks.

Calcite is used as an acid neutralizer in the chemical industry. In areas were streams are plagued with acid mine drainage, crushed limestone is dispensed into the streams to neutralize their waters.

Calcium carbonate derived from high-purity limestones or marbles is used in medicine. Mixed with sugar and flavoring, calcium carbonate is made into chewable tablets used in the neutralization of stomach acids. It is also an ingredient in numerous medications used to treat digestive and other ailments.

 

Origin: Worldwide

Mineral Species: Calcite

Mineral Group: Carbonates

Chemical Formula: CaCO3

Hardness: 3

Crystal System: Trigonal

Origin of Name and Mythology: From Calx, the Latin for Lime

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  • Calcite Green
    Calcite Green
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  • Calcite Yellow
    Calcite Yellow
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  • Blue Calcite Palmstone
    Blue Calcite Palmstone
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  • Blue Calcite Flame
    Blue Calcite Flame
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  • Yellow Calcite Flat Stones
    Yellow Calcite Flat Stones
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  • Calcite Yellow Raw
    Calcite Yellow Raw
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  • Blue Calcite #7
    Blue Calcite #7
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  • Mangano Calcite Raw
    Mangano Calcite Raw
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