Stone Type/Family: Member of the Quartz family Crystal System: Trigonal Chemical Composition: (SiO2) with Hematite, Goethite or Limonite inclusions Hardness: 7 Color: Colors include red, brown, yellow or a combination of these colors. Location: World wide including: Brazil, China, Czech Republic, Germany, Madagascar, Namibia, Spain, UK, USA Rarity: Common Fun Fact: In its natural state, Hematoid quartz will appear mostly opaque, while in a polished state, the clarity of the crystal and the intensity of the Hematite inclusions can be clearly seen.
Metaphysical guide of Hematoid Quartz:
Balances, Enhances focus/concentration, Self Esteem Primary Chakras: Root, Sacral, Solar Plexus Astrological sign(s): Scorpio Vibration: Number 7
Hematoid Quartz (Fire Quartz) contains both the amplification properties of Quartz with the balance and stability of Hematite. It is a highly energetic piece that can assist not only in removing negativity but also transforming and transmuting this energy into a positive and pure Universal light of love.
The combination of Quartz and Hematite balances the body, mind and spirit. It brings a unique clarity and understanding to the emotions, helping to understand the difference between an unconscious reaction and a conscious response. Hematoid Quartz (Fire Quartz) also assists when Self Worth and Self Esteem are lacking.
Hematoid Quartz (Fire Quartz) enhances focus and concentration and would be especially helpful for those with ADD and ADHD. Those with short attention spans or have trouble completing projects would benefit from holding or carrying Hematoid Quartz (Fire Quartz). Use Hematoid Quartz (Fire Quartz) for grounding and balance when feeling scattered. It can also be used to calm anxieties, panic and/or hysteria.
Physically, Hematoid Quartz (Fire Quartz) can be used in the treatment of blood disorders, to balance the chakras, boost the immune system, stimulate healing, strengthen liver and kidney functions, and cleanse toxins.
Hematoid Quartz (Fire Quartz), whose proper name is Ferruginous Quartz, is defined as a single Quartz point or cluster that contains a heavy concentration of Hematite and/or Limonite. This concentration will generally appear as
(1) dense dustings and/or stains on the outside of the quartz crystals or clusters or (2) colorful inclusions (dots, drips, phantoms or overall color change) within the quartz crystals or clusters. (via madagascarminerals)