This is a natural piece of Yellow / Orange Calcite. Its hard to believe that such a vibrant color can occur naturally, Calcite however is a remarkably colorful mineral with many of its variations being of brilliant color.
Calcite is a very common and widespread mineral with highly variable forms. Found in most geologic settings, Calcite as a later forming replacement mineral in most other environments in one form or another, it is most common as massive material in limestone's and marbles.
The following information is courtesy of "The Pocket Book of Stones" which we also sell HERE
ORANGE CALCITE is a calcium carbonate mineral with a rhombohedral crystal system and a hardness of 3. It is found in Mexico, and its color ranges from pale to vivid orange, with some white inclusions.
Orange Calcite helps one mobilize one’s energies and resources for all types of activities, especially those involving creativity and/or sexuality. It is ideal for those who are looking for new and innovative strategies for dealing with long-standing problems or stalled projects.
Orange Calcite gets the energy moving and encourages one to see old dilemmas in new ways, so that the solution is right before one’s eyes.
Orange Calcite can be used for healing emotional issues related to wounds to one’s sexuality, creativity and/or will. It can be an ally for those working to recover from childhood experiences of shame and even deep issues like sexual abuse.
Orange Calcite invigorates playfulness and encourages confidence. It can be a catalyst for inspiration and even a kind of mineral aphrodisiac. It will affect different people in different ways, according to their needs and receptivity.
"This information is for research purposes only and should not be construed as medical recommendations for any disease or symptom. It is not intended to provide medical advice. Consult a licensed healthcare professional for treatment."