"When the last question is answered, the illusion ends." Gerald Reginald Pauley, 1987
Fracture: Brittle; Conchoidal
Colour: Many colours
Lustre: Vitreous to resinous
Calcite from Broken Hill, New South Wales. This specimen was in one of the editions of 'Minerals Of Broken Hill'. I acquired this when I bought Colin Weaven's Collection.
Stone Of The Mind
Calcite is double refractive. High-grade
optical calcite was used in World War II for gun/bomb sights. Experiments have been conducted to use calcite for a cloak of
invisibility. Clear Calcite is also known as Spar.
It is double refractive. New Age Therapists say Calcite is an energy amplifier that is useful for
multi-directional energy distribution. They also recommend calcite for curing ailments for
kidneys, pancreas, spleen, and for
decalcification of bone growths. World teacher of cosmic awareness for all humanity. Said to boost memory and stimulate insights. A good stone for promoting hope and aspirations Zodiac: Leo