Hematite is an iron oxide crystal and an important ore of iron. It is part of the trigonal crystal system and is often found in rocks and soil. Hematite has a metallic like luster and colors that range from black to grey and silver, along with more reddish-brown varieties. The meaning of Hematite is grounding and protection.
Takes its name from the Greek word for blood
Used as a mirror, pigment, war paint, and to adorn tombs
Associated with magic, blood and protection