Mangano Calcite is available in many locations across the globe. Brazil, Britain, Belgium, Peru, and USA are this stone’s leading producers. Mangano Calcite is one of the readily available members of the carbonate family. A presence of manganese impurity assigns the prefix, Mangano. Also known as Reiki Stone, Pink Magnesium Calcite, and Pink Mangano Calcite, this gemstone is soluble in most kinds of acids. Often banded, it is available in many attractive colors including red, green, yellow, white, orange and brown. With (Ca, Mn)CO3 as its chemical formula, this stone is very rich in manganese and has no known health risk.
It is available in two major specimens, namely, vaterite and aragonite. Fluorescing under UV black light, Mangano Calcite double refracts light with a refractive index of nω = 1.640 – 1.660 and nε = 1.486. It has a perfect cleavage of 74 to 55 displaying vitreous to pearly luster on these cleavage surfaces directions. Calcite has distinguished three sets of cleavages. Crystalizing on a geometric trigonal system, this stone is soft with a Mohs hardness of 3 and moderate specific gravity of 2.71. It can also occur in scalenohedron, hexagonal prism, rhombohedron and pinacoid forms or substances that combine these other formations.
With a powerful but gentle energy, Mangano Calcite is highly cherished and has been utilized from the time it was discovered until the present. Many believe it instills in the heart of the possessor the universal and self-love, and also brings relief and healing to the heart chakra. Many keep this stone because it gives them hope when they feel despair in their lives. It is one of the stones that prove to be of great value to students as it improves the retentive memory required for effective studies. With this stone, the bearers will not only learn to love themselves but also learn to accept love from other people. It has become renowned for being effective in nightmare reduction and removal of fears of different kinds. The stone helps the bearer to deal with stress and anxiety.
Reiki Stones are believed to brighten the inner minds of the possessors, aiding them to see through the illusion. This is why it is well-utilized by the Viking as a Sun Stone for ancient navigation. On the physical health level, this stone enhances the general health of the possessor. Associated with the zodiac signs Cancer, Libra, and Taurus, Mangano Calcite improves the quality of the kidney, bones, and joints. Further, this stone is believed to help amplify one’s abilities and increase the person’s sense of hope and faith. With it, the bearer will be able to deal with unpleasant past experiences buried in the subconscious mind.