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XL Premium Honey & Clear Optical Calcite Chunk 470g, Golden Calcite Rhomboid, Large Optical Calcite, Yellow Iceland Spar, Viking Sun Stone

$133.00

  • Details
    A premium quality Clear Optical Calcite/Honey Calcite/Iceland Spar Rhomboid-Shaped Specimen. This considerable piece has been hand cut with precision, is polished to a shine, has a beautiful transparent honey color, clear color, a large Black Tourmaline rutile which runs through the entire piece and is filled with many rainbow inclusions throughout. Clear and Honey Calcite are both light refractors and is commonly cut into the shape of a rhomboid to utilize it's light refraction qualities. Such a fantastic chunk of nature!

    Dimensions
    Weight: 1:0.4 pounds/477g
    Height: 1.5 inches
    Width: 4 inches
    Depth: 2 inches
    Origin: Brazil

    Due to the irregular shape, dimensions are approximate.

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    MOJO INFO ॐ

    DOUBLE MOJO!

    The Mojo: Clear Optical Calcite/Iceland Spar

    Iceland spar is somewhat unique among the calcites. It contains no impurities, so it is nearly colorless and transparent to both visible and ultraviolet light. For centuries, the only source of this pure calcite was located near Reydarfjördur fjord in eastern Iceland; hence most of the world called it Iceland spar (spar means a crystal with smooth surfaces). The Icelanders just called it "silfurberg", meaning silver rock. The polarizing effect of Iceland spar can accurately locate the sun even through dense clouds or mist.

    A crystal of Iceland spar has two interesting properties. First, it is a natural polarizing filter. Second, because of its inherent polarization, Iceland spar is birefringent, meaning light rays entering the crystal become polarized, split, and take two paths to exit the crystal – creating a double image of an object seen through the crystal.

    There is good evidence that Iceland Spar used the polarizing effect of Iceland spar to navigate the North Atlantic. The constant fog and mist in the North Atlantic often make navigation by stars or sun impossible. The Iceland Spar called Iceland spar a ‘sunstone’ because the polarizing effect can be used to find the direction of the sun even in dense fog and overcast conditions. It can even find the direction of the sun when the sun is actually below the horizon, as happens when you are sailing above the Arctic circle.

    Double Refraction

    Optical phenomenon exhibited on certain minerals where a light ray enters the crystal and splits up into two separate beams. The double refraction of most minerals is so weak that it cannot be observed without specialized instruments. However, in some minerals, such as the Iceland Spar variety of Calcite, it is emphatically displayed. The double refraction is different in every mineral and can be used to identify gemstones.

    From a metaphysical point, Clear Optical Calcite/Iceland Spar is an energizing crystal tool which helps in attracting and connecting with people in friendship and business. Calcite stimulates mental activity and grounds one into the physical body. It helps one to re-think and define self-limiting belief patterns and is an excellent crystal tool for meditation. Calcite can be helpful in removing negative and non-productive thoughts which inhibits growth. Optical Calcite is the crystal for you if you are in need of mental clarity, a boost of positivity, and chakra alignment. Just having it in your space elevates the mood and attracts optimism. Also, an excellent stone which works at cleansing the subtle bodies, optical calcite can help you in seeing the double meaning that may be hidden in what someone says to you.

    Optical Calcite is associated with seven (7) of the Chakras but especially resonates with the Third Eye Chakra.

    Disclaimer: Please note that all crystal healing, metaphysical definitions, and folklore noted in our listings are stated as a means of education and do not imply a guaranteed effect. Anyone who believes they are suffering from an illness should consult with their physician. The practice of "Crystal Healing" is complementary to standard healthcare procedures/practices.

    A big thank you to Peta Pixel for their detailed description of Iceland Spar. To learn more about Iceland Spar, please visit their website or read their article directly at https://petapixel.com/2013/12/12/iceland-spar-rock-discovered-optics.

    The Mojo: Golden Calcite

    Golden Calcite, also known as Honey Calcite, is an energizing crystal tool which helps in attracting and connecting with people in friendship and business. Golden Calcite stimulates mental activity and grounds one into the physical body. It helps one to re-think and define self-limiting belief patterns and is an excellent crystal tool for meditation. Golden Calcite can be helpful in removing negative and non-productive thoughts which inhibits growth.

    An interesting story about Optical Calcite and the Vikings...

    From the Live Science Website (see link below for more info)... Before the invention of the magnetic compass, navigating with a sundial would have been difficult, particularly on overcast days. Ancient Viking lore suggests that they had a magical tool to find the sun, even when the star was hidden.

    Researchers have now discovered the crystal that would have made such a magical apparatus possible. The Vikings could have used a common calcite crystal, called an Icelandic spar, to find the sun in the high latitudes where they would have had to battle long twilights and cloudy skies to navigate. This special "sunstone" could find the direction of the sun even when it was out of view because it plays a trick with the light.

    "The Vikings could have discovered this, simply by choosing a transparent crystal and looking through it through a small hole in a screen," study researcher Guy Ropars wrote in an email to LiveScience. "The understanding of the complete mechanism and the knowledge of the polarization of light is not necessary."

    Golden Calcite is associated with the Root, Sacral and Solar Plexus Chakras.

    Disclaimer: Please note that all crystal healing, metaphysical definitions, and folklore noted in our listings are stated as a means of education and do not imply a guaranteed effect. Anyone who believes they are suffering from an illness should consult with their physician. The practice of "Crystal Healing" is complementary to standard healthcare procedures/practices.
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