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Where Hematite is Found :

Color of Hematite :

Hematite is an iron ore found in England, Mexico, Brazil, Australia, and in the Lake Superior region of the United States. Hematite is steel or silver grey to black, with the color most often used in jewelry being a highly reflective charcoal grey similar to the color of titanium. In earthy forms, hematite can also be anywhere from red to brown.

Birthstone :

Anniversary :

Hematite is considered the astrological birthstone for Aquarius. Hematite is the anniversary gemstone for the 11th year of marriage.

Fun Facts About Hematite :

  • Hematite's name comes from a Greek word meaning blood-like due to the color of its powder form.
  • In ancient times, it was believed that large deposits of hematite were formed from battles fought when blood flowed into the ground.
  • It was once believed that hematite would make warriors invulnerable.

History of Hematite :

  • Hematite was used in seals as early as 2500 B.C.

Healing Properties of Hematite :

  • treats a range of ails including leg cramps, blood and nervous disorders, and insomnia

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Mystical Properties of Hematite :

  • Known as a "stone for the mind," hematite is believed to aid with logical thinking, enhancing memory, understanding technical knowledge, original thinking, and mathematics.
  • has a calming effect on the wearer
  • reduces stress from air travel