Yellow Calcite

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Yellow Calcite Tumble

Calcite is a common mineral that comes in a variety of colors, including yellow. While calcite itself is widespread and can be found in various geological settings, the specific origin and appearance of yellow calcite depend on the geological conditions under which it forms.

Yellow calcite typically forms in sedimentary environments, often in association with limestone. It is a carbonate mineral, and its yellow color can be attributed to the presence of impurities or other minerals. The mineral can precipitate from solutions rich in calcium carbonate in settings like caves, hot springs, and evaporite deposits.

Yellow calcite, like other varieties of calcite, usually crystallizes in rhombohedral shapes. It may appear in massive or granular forms, and its color can range from pale yellow to deep golden hues. The intensity of the yellow color may be influenced by the concentration of impurities, such as iron. Yellow calcite is translucent to transparent, and its luster is often vitreous.

Calcite is known for its characteristic rhombohedral cleavage, meaning it breaks along specific planes, creating rhombus-shaped fragments. It has a hardness of 3 on the Mohs scale, making it relatively soft.

In addition to its geological occurrences, calcite is also popular in lapidary work and as a decorative mineral in the form of crystals or polished stones. Keep in mind that the specific characteristics of yellow calcite can vary depending on the locality and geological conditions where it is found.

Chakra: Solar Plexus
Zodiac: Gemini
Vibrational Number: 3, 12
Mohs Scale: 3

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