Caribbean Calcite Quick Notes
Caribbean calcite, sometimes referred to as blue aragonite, was recently discovered as of late in 2019. It’s a unique crystal that’s a combination of blue calcite, white aragonite and a lighter brown aragonite. When you look at this color combination, it brings you to the waters of the Caribbean beach, hence the name. While it may seem like it’s mined in the Caribbean, this isn’t the case. At the moment, it’s only found in Pakistan, near the border of Afghanistan; however, it’s unsure if this is the only location it’s being mined. Seeing it’s newer crystal, more locations may arise in the future.
This is a delicate stone, measuring with a hardness between 3 and 3.5 on the Mohs scale of mineral hardness. Most of the Caribbean calcite you find on the market will be in its polished form but you can find some crystals with smaller crevices filled with druzy crystals.
The Caribbean calcite is closely associated with the third eye and crown chakras since it’s known to help ease the mind and bring about a sense of calmness to your life.