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About Stones: Rainbow Calsilica

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Astrological Sign: Cancer
Chakra: All
Lore: Rainbow Calsilica is a recently discovered multi-colored layered stone being used for Zuni fetish carvings as well as beads and cabochon cut stones.
Geology: Rainbow Calsilica is a microcrystalline calcite bonded with the amorphous clay mineral allophane. Silica is also present. It has been described as vein matter or fracture fill formed when a copper push cut into volcanic rhyolite host rock. A stabilization process similar to that used with turquoise has been applied to it.
Locality: Mexico