Calcite with Marcasite
A calcite specimen with marcasite.
Calcite is a powerful energy amplifier and cleanser. The purifying energy of calcite cleans out stored negative energy from a room, the body, etc. Use calcite to remove old energy patterns and to increase personal motivation and drive. It is also a good choice for distance healing work because it amplifies the energy being sent. Calcite is also known as the “Stone of the Mind” due to its ability to improve mental discernment & analysis. It also can increase memory and learning abilities. Calcite is the perfect stone for students and academics. In addition, calcite is useful during times of mental adjustments and disagreements. Calcite can show the user a new way to look at a situation by easing one away from old, outdated thought patterns that may be preventing new ideas. Metaphysically, calcite can help to improve the body's absorption of important vitamins and minerals. Those with Cancer as their astrological sun sign will benefit most from the metaphysical effects of calcite. Hold calcite and affirm: “I am open to new ideas.”
Marcasite is an iron sulfide with a bright metallic luster. It is similar to pyrite; however, it has a different structure. Marcasite is found in France, Germany, Mexico, and the United States. It must be stored in low humidity (<60%) in order to prevent decay.
Marcasite increases willpower and objectivity. It helps one to step into their own power without seeking power over others. Marcasite also improves one’s concentration. Some believe that marcasite stimulates clairvoyance. It is also believed to assist and protect those who undertake house clearing or spiritual entity removal.