Calcite with Goethite - Mexico 5" x 2"
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This spectacular piece features Calcite infutilized with intricate Goethite.
Calcite is a carbonate mineral and the most stable polymorph of calcium carbonate. The Mohs scale of mineral hardness, based on scratch hardness comparison, defines value 3 as "calcite". How is calcite formed? Calcite can form by direct precipitation from waters rich in calcium. As concentrations increase or the amount of water decreases crystals of solid calcite crystals form. Calcite can also form in caves and where springs emerge on the surface Calcite metaphysically is believed to amplify thought, improve memory, and promote development.
Goethite is an iron hydroxide mineral with an orthorhombic crystal system and a hardness of 5 to 5.5. Its color is blackish brown, yellowish brown or reddish brown. Fine Goethite crystals have been discovered in Cornwall, England, and Pikes Peak, Colorado. Goethite metaphysically is a stone for going deep within, for finding the link between the self and the Earth.
Each piece is similar, though no item at Crystal Joys is exactly the same as every item is a unique stone that is non-fabricated. Slight variations in color, size, and shape may exist. Every item at Crystal Joys is true "one of a kind". Contact us if you would like to see the specific stone prior to purchase and we would be happy to send you a picture prior to shipment.