Hematite is a shiny, dark-coloured stone found all over the world. It is made mainly of iron, which gives it its metallic sheen. In Ancient Rome, hematite was a popular stone for decorative purposes. Jewellery, weapons, and even armour decorated with hematite were traded widely.
The Hematite properties and uses are very grounding, stabilizing and protective, making it one of the most powerful crystals for meditation.
Provenance of Hematite:
Gray hematite is typically found in places that can have still standing water or mineral hot springs, such as those in Yellowstone National Park in North America. The spectral signature of hematite was seen on the planet Mars by the infrared spectrometer on the NASA Mars Global Surveyor (“MGS”) and 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft in orbit around Mars.
What is the meaning and what are the healing powers of Hematite:
Hematite calms in times of stress or worry. It also helps to absorb negative energy.