For the largest deposits of brilliantly colored calcite, the region to explore is Mexico. These Rainbow Calcite Plates from Mexico are optimal display the array that calcite is capable of. Rainbow calcite is also known as rainbow banded calcite, Inca calcite or Aztec calcite. It is a rare member of the calcite family, due it’s bands of color. While calcite forms in many colors, rainbow calcite is unique in having so many colors in one calcite mineral. This stone is known for its ability to radiate clarity and dispel negativity blocks. It balances the masculine and feminine energies into a harmony that promotes courage and purpose. This earthly rainbow is said to inspire an immediate sense of joy just like the kind one receives from spotting a rainbow in the sky.
Calcite is a mineral with varieties that come in almost every color. Rainbow calcite plates give you a taste of that assortment with a fanning panorama of calcite. This spectrum of minerals layers hues of pink, orange, red, brown, clear, white and grey for a stunning palette reminiscent of the sky at sunset. The diversity of calcite’s color stems from the mineral’s abundance. Composed of calcium carbonate, calcite makes up about 4% of the earth’s crust and can be found on every continent. Different types of calcite are distinguished by region. Stellar Beam calcite is an especially desired amber variety coming from from the US, while the deepest Blue calcite is found mainly in south Africa.
These rainbow calcite plates are from Mexico. Each plate will differ in appearance, size, shape and color due to the nature of the stone. Due to our limited stock, all sales are final.