Dogtooth Calcite with Hematite Phantoms - Santa Eulalia, Chihuahua Mexico
Width x Height x Depth: 75x60x70mm= 2.95x2.36x2.76in
Calcite is naturally colorless or white with a vitreous luster, though the introduction of other compounds during formation can result in a variety of colors. It is best known for its characteristic rhombohedron crystallization but can be found in other forms. Dogtooth Calcite happens when there is an overgrowth of terminations upon the crystal. Scalenohedral crystals resembling canine teeth give these specimens their name.
Chemical composition: Ca[CO3]; Hardness: 3
Hematite is a common iron oxide that is sometimes magnetic. It is iron, grey in color and is found throughout the world near the earth’s surface.
Chemical composition: Fe2O3; Hardness: 5-6
Phantoms are formed when another mineral drops onto a crystal during its growth. The crystal continues to grow, encompassing the foreign mineral which is now in the shape of the crystal during an earlier stage.
Calcite is used for energy cleansing and amplification. Dogtooth is a form of Elestial Calcite. It can magnify learning abilities, nourish during transitions and heighten big-picture awareness of the soul’s journey.
Hematite helps sort mental clutter and enhances mental acuity and memory. A grounder and balancer of energies, it promotes equilibrium of mind, body, and spirit.
Phantoms can be found within many different kinds of crystals and they represent a previous stage in the crystal’s development. A crystal with a phantom formation can connect one to earlier stages in the soul’s evolution. They make great tools for accessing past lives from an objective perspective that allows the “wrapping up” of lessons learned over many incarnations.
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