Power & Benefits of Optical Calcite:
Optical Calcite is good for clear thinking and decision-making. It heightens ideas and promotes seeing life in a new way. It is beneficial for study, motivation, and renewal. It illuminates the hidden meaning behind words and increases awareness. It amplifies images.
Spiritual & Emotional Influence:
Optical Calcite helps cleanse the aura. It reminds you that you are a spiritual being on a human journey. It is an excellent cleanser of subtle bodies.
It calms the mind. It helps you cope with mind games and lets you see both sides of an argument. Optical Calcite is thought to be beneficial for emotional stress. It offers crystal clear clarity and insight.
The Physical Connection:
Optical Calcite is thought to aid in detox. It is believed to be beneficial for eyes, organs of elimination, dissolving calcification, skeleton, joints, intestinal conditions, skin, blood clotting, tissue healing, immune system, ulcers, and warts. It is also thought to reduce the tension that causes migraines.
The Chakras Connected to Optical Calcite:
Root (Base) Chakra, Sacral Chakra, Solar Plexus Chakra, Heart Chakra, Throat Chakra, Third Eye (Brow) Chakra, Crown Chakra.
Locations Found & History:
Iceland, Belgium, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Peru, USA, UK, Romania, Brazil, Mexico. It is believed that the Vikings used Optical Calcite as a navigator because of its light-polarizing ability, allowing them to always be able to find the sun no matter the weather. Historians believe that Sunstone which has been commonly referred to in Medieval Icelandic texts is Optical Calcite.
Rarity, Value & Variations:
Optical Calcite has a Mohs hardness of 3. It is also known as Iceland Spar. This crystal is double refractive, meaning objects appearing through it will look as though they are in two places at once.
How to Use Optical Calcite:
Hold, place, or grid Optical Calcite as appropriate.