calcite

It is distinguished by the richness of mineral form, we already know more than two thousand forms of its crystals. Absolutely pure crystals of calcite are capable of refracting light, this ability has made began to believe in the power amplification magical powers. Depending on the color of the stone gives them different properties esoteric. It is believed that encourages the development of creativity orange, pink stone is called forgiveness and unconditional love, blue is effective in the fight against laziness and red stimulates the senses. P>

Calcite in history h3>

Calcite due to their prevalence and variety of forms for centuries used in the decoration and jewelery. Its capacity optical studied, among others, Sir Isaac Newton. Before he became interested in the legendary scientist, the Vikings used it. Nordics pure form called calcite stone sunny. They used his ability to splitting of light, to find direction on a cloudy day. With the reflection of sunlight, low visibility, they can navigate when traveling at sea. P>

fragile mineral many applications h3>

Calcite occupies more than 4% of the Earth's crust and is one of the most popular stones in the world. It comes in many colors, from white to green through reds and blue. Interestingly, under the influence of UV radiation they are capable of fluorescent yellow, pink or red. It is a brittle mineral, Mohs he was awarded only 3 units. P>

The physico-chemical properties that make it used in the construction industry, the chemical and metallurgical industries. What's interesting is also used in industry, agriculture and sugar. Many areas of crafts also uses what he has to offer. Apart from jewelers also use it glaziers, sculptors and potters. P>

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