Cleaved 65mm 375g Ground & Polished Clear Calcite Crystal Ball on LED Stand
Britain-E-Spheres Crystal - A Naturally Cleaved 65mm (375g) Ground and Polished Natural Clear Calcite Crystal Ball Sphere Orb on a Square 63mm x 63mm x 29mm Silver Plastic Alternating Colour LED Mirror Top Display Stand Pedestal Night Light Lamp 3 x AAA Battery (Not Included) Gift Set Collection Accessory Reiki Healing Wicca - Item images are taken close up (magnified) ***please carefully check approximate dimensions within the title and listing for size and weight of product***
Calcite is a common constituent of sedimentary rocks, limestone in particular, much of which is formed from the shells of dead marine organisms. Approximately 10% of sedimentary rock is limestone. Calcite is the primary mineral in metamorphic marble. It also occurs as a vein mineral in deposits from hot springs, and it occurs in caverns as stalactites and stalagmites. Lublinite is a fibrous, efflorescent form of calcite.
Calcite is often the primary constituent of the shells of marine organisms, e.g., plankton (such as coccoliths and planktic foraminifera), the hard parts of red algae, some sponges, brachiopods, echinoderms, some serpulids, most bryozoa, and parts of the shells of some bivalves (such as oysters and rudists). Calcite is found in spectacular form in the Snowy River Cave of New Mexico as mentioned above, where microorganisms are credited with natural formations.
Calcite seas existed in Earth history when the primary inorganic precipitate of calcium carbonate in marine waters was low-magnesium calcite (lmc), as opposed to the aragonite and high-magnesium calcite (hmc) precipitated today. Calcite seas alternated with aragonite seas over the Phanerozoic, being most prominent in the Ordovician and Jurassic.
Calcite exhibits several twinning types adding to the variety of observed forms. It may occur as fibrous, granular, lamellar, or compact. Cleavage is usually in three directions parallel to the rhombohedron form. Its fracture is conchoidal, but difficult to obtain. It has a defining Mohs hardness of 3, a specific gravity of 2.71, and its luster is vitreous in crystallized varieties. Color is white or none, though shades of gray, red, orange, yellow, green, blue, violet, brown, or even black.
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Do not look directly into the LEDs when illuminated. Batteries are not included with this item. Item images are taken close up (magnified) ***please carefully check approximate dimensions within the title and listing for size and weight of product***. Throughout history, Clear Quartz has been valued by nearly every civilization as far back as Atlantis and Lemuria, where the sun's power was believed to be harnessed through a crystal as a source of solar energy refraction. They, along with Native American Indians, African tribes, ancient Egyptians, Aztecs, Romans, Scots and countless other cultures used Clear Quartz in diagnostic healing, meditations and spiritual development, as religious objects and in funerary rites. Beautiful addition to a rock/crystal collection, or a stunning point of interest ornaments. No stands are supplied with this product. Due to the nature of the crystal, the crystal will vary very slightly with regard to height and weight, so sizes are approximate. Images are of the product.
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