"Dogtooth" Calcite - Mexico

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Dogtooth Calcite gets its name from its unique crystal structure. This growth pattern is known as scalenohedral. As you can see from the photos, the shape of these crystals closely resembles canine teeth, hence the tradename. Mexico is one of the world's top producers of Dogtooth Calcite, with many specimens being found in caves with high water levels. This is a classic specimen from a classic location perfect for any collection!

Size: 5.3 x 3.7 x 1.6 in.

Weight: 17.1 oz

White Calcite gets its name from the German word "calcit" meaning limestone. Calcite is found all over the world in a wide variety of colors. The color of the stone is dependent on the other minerals or metals contained within it. The largest piece of calcite ever found came from Iceland!

White Calcite amplifies and classes energies in the surrounding environment. It also enhances and restores motivation and growth.

Chemical Formula: CaCO₃

You will receive the specimen pictured. Colors may vary based on screen size and resolution.