This stunner was mined and crafted in China~
This piece weighs in at 139.6g, is 97mm tall, 31mm wide and 28mm thick.
It is said that orange banded calcite can help to clear negative energy and bring an increase in good vibrations, help with spiritual growth, and amplify energy. This crystal is said to help clear blockages and to aid the removal of negative energy from the body and assist with the elimination of sluggish energy.
Due to the composition of this gem, there are a few tips for its care. Calcium Carbonate is a big softie, with orange banded calcite having a mohs hardness of 3. This means it can be scratched quite easily, so it is best to avoid rough edges. Calcium carbonate also has the potential to erode in water. So if you must clean this gem, do so with a dry tissue or cloth to wipe away dust and debris.