Calcite is the one of the most common minerals on earth. It occurs in a seemingly unlimited variety of shapes and colours.
Calcite increases and amplifies energy. This makes it an excellent stone for distance healing, as well as other types of healing. One of the energies it amplifies is learning abilities, and thus is a great stone for students.
Calcite is a protecting, grounding and centering stone, and can help bring inner peace. Since calcite also promotes creativity and imagination, this inner peace it can bring is a vibrant one.
Calcite has been said to increase prosperity. It can also be helpful in astral travel and in channeling, as well as increasing intuition. Calcite is also a stone of spirituality and wisdom.
All calcites are helpful in lessening of fear and reducing stress.
Physically, calcites are said to be good for back pain, increasing physical strength, teeth, eyes, and are generally good for healing. Clear calcite can be used for treating all conditions. It is used for detoxifying and as an antiseptic agent. Calcite is used in crystal healing especially help with emotional and mental conditions. Note that healing crystal meanings are spiritual supports to healing and are not prescriptions or healthcare information.
Calcite of different colours is great for using to open and balance the various chakras.
Colours of calcite: usually white but also colourless, grey, red, green, blue, yellow, brown, orange.