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Hematite Crystal Meaning
Protective Fire; burns away worthless desires and allows one to focus on realistic pursuits. Creates an unshakable sense of self, enhances the creative flow. Hematite also aids awareness, hearing and general receptivity to vibrations. It increases degrees of alertness and vigilance. It's protective and grounding of electrical and energised currents. Also aids blood flow and strengthens the blood and muscle tissue. Calms nerves, increases self esteem. Providing an all round feeling of strength and security. Anti guilt. Other sources note: Oxygenates the blood and aids the flow of blood. Aids the spleen and promotes and a healthy body. Good for stress, will, and determination. Inspires optimism, courage and personal magnetism.
Hematite Magical use: Grounding, and dissipating energy.
Hematite Healing use: Blood, cardio problems, general health.
Hematite Physical Properties
Hematite crystals are rhombohedral, tabular, or sometimes prismatic or pyramidal.
When it forms tabular crystals it may be rosettes and is also then known as iron roses. Other habits are wide it may be compact, massive, stalctitic, botryoidal, granular, columnar, foliated and reniform. Colour ranges from brown, red, brown-red, grey and black. The streak is red brown, it is opaque with a metallic to dull lustre. Group OXIDES, Composition Fe2O3, Hardness 5.0-6.0, Crystal structure TRIGONAL.