Hematite is a common iron oxide and is mined as the main ore of iron. Hematite is a non-,magnetic iron oxide, with a hardness of 5- 6. Its appearance can vary from reddish brown, ocherous masses, to dark silver-grey scaled masses. But all of its forms can create a rust-red streak. Hematite is found all over the world, a few examples include China, Australia, Brazil, India, South Africa, Canada and many more!
The bubbling texture and metallic shine of this specimen reminds me of outer space. If you are interested in unique and eye catching pieces to add to your collection, Hematite is a great place to start. In the metaphysical world, Hematite is famed for being a stone of protection and is also known to help people become more grounded in their environments.
Weight: 4 oz
Size: 2" x 1.75" x 1.5"