CALCITE

Soft, translucent to opaque, often pale and waxy in appearance. This comes in a large range of colours!

  • Colour

    varied

  • Lustre

    waxy

  • Shape

    varied

fun facts

  • 1.

    Used in the construction industry

  • 2.

    Historically used for sculptures

  • 3.

    Reacts with acid. Don't try this without an adult - your science teacher at school might be able to show you!

Where you'll find it