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Hematite is an iron oxide crystal and an important ore of iron. It is a common rock mineral found in debris, metamorphosis, and igneous rocks around the world. The ancient Greeks loved this stone, they named it Haima, the Greek word for blood in Old Latin. Painted with metallic shades of silver, the hematite has the same luster and beauty as the midnight sky filled with stars.
Crystal healers believe that hematite strengthens and secures our connection with the earth. They believe that it gives us courage, strength, endurance, and dynamism, stimulates concentration and focus, and enhances memory and real thinking. They say that these stones play an important role in the health of man. Restores strengthen and regulates the blood supply, and fights blood conditions such as anemia. Beliefs remain that it supports the kidneys and regenerates tissue.
In Ancient Rome, hematite was a popular stone for decorative purposes. Jewelry, weapons, and even armor decorated with Hematite were traded widely. Most ore is currently produced in China, Australia, Brazil, India, Russia, Ukraine, South Africa, Canada, Venezuela, and the United States.