Gemological info: Hematite is an iron oxide (Fe2O3), a rock-forming mineral abundantly found on the Earth’s surface and in the shallow crust. Hematite is found in igneous, metamorphic and sedimentary rocks all around the world. It’s the most important ore of iron.
Metaphysical Properties: Hematite is called a Stone for the mind, thanks to its effect on concentration, focus, and memory. It’s said to enhance original thought and keep the balance between the mind, spirit, and the body. Hematite is considered to be an excellent stone to use for treating overindulgence, as it helps overcome compulsions and addictions by strengthening willpower, confidence, and reliability.
Astrological sign: Aries