Pink Mangano Calcite

Calcite is actually clear or white.  The pink color is actually from some impurities that were present at the time that the crystal calcified.

Pink Mangano Calcite meaning: The name Calcite comes from a 19th century German word, Calcit.  That word, Calcit, comes from a Latin word, calx, which comes from the Latin root word, calcis.  Calcis translates as lime; the stone, not the fruit.  Lime is calcium-oxide.  It's the chalk form of Calcite.  John P. Calcite discovered Calcite in 1852 

Pink Mangano Calcite metaphysical properties: Energetically, it helps kidneys to flush toxins.

Calcite tends to be opaque to translucent, but sometimes transparent.  It has a waxy luster. 

Here's a fun fact: Aragonite changes into calcite at 380–470°C.