Mangano Calcite

love - healing - attraction - emotional growth - aids in healing past trauma & grief - forgiveness - self-care - understanding

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History & Origin:

Mangano or Manganoan Calcite is a pale pink variety of calcium carbonate, deriving its beautiful colour from traces of Manganese. Its was first discovered in 1846 by A. Breithaupt in Banská Bystrica Region, Slovak Republic. It has since been discovered in a variety of locations including Peru, Mexico & Bulgaria. Mangano Calcite specimens commonly fluoresce under ultra violet light. Calcite was named as a mineral by Gaius Plinius Secundus (Pliny the Elder) in 79 AD. It comes from the Latin word ‘calx,’ meaning lime, in reference to it being a major mineral component in sedimentary rocks like limestone.

Metaphysical Properties:

Mangano Calcite is a soft pink stone that is strongly associated with the heart. It is a stone of self-compassion, divine love, gentleness & pure joy. This crystal can support you on your journey towards healing, helping you recognise & resolve any lingering resentments. It can release emotional wounds, deep seated fears & painful experiences from the past. This stone allows you to move forwards & let go of doubt, fear & anger holding you back. Mangano Calcite can bring great comfort for anyone experiencing heartbreak or grief, bringing you closer to healing & forgiveness. This stone brings self-acceptance & can help you see yourself in a more positive, loving light. Its soothing energy can bring  growth & understanding in current relationships or invite new love into your life. It is the perfect stone to use for nurturing & support after the loss of a loved one, for inner child healing or for working through trauma, & is often used by Reiki practioners because of its gentle healing abilities. 

How to use:

Place in your home to bring loving energy into your space. Hold over your heart to inspire self-love, forgiveness & healing.

! This stone should avoid direct sunlight & contact with water.