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Hematoid Quartz Sphere 6.2cm
Hematoid Quartz crystals for sale from Madagascar.
This stunning red crystal ball measuring 6.2cm in diameter was carefully carved by artisans into a sphere shape from high grade Quartz.
The crystal displays bright, clear Quartz streaked with gorgeous lines of red.
What Is Hematoid Quartz Made Of?
Quartz is a silica mineral primarily composed of silicon dioxide.
The Quartz family of minerals encompasses a wide range of stones, including sub-sets such as Chalcedony gems like Jasper and Agate.
Quartz can occur in many colours, such as purple Amethyst, golden-yellow Citrine, and grey-brown Smoky Quartz.
Hematoid Quartz is the red form of Quartz.
Why Is Hematoid Quartz Red?
The distinctive red shade of Hematoid Quartz is caused by hematite and iron inclusions within the Quartz.
Due to its fiery colours, Hematoid Quartz is sometimes referred to as Fire Quartz (alternatively, it is also called Specularite Quartz).
Yellow Quartz is sometimes referred to as a form of Hematoid Quartz as both Quartz varieties contain traces of iron oxide which cause their signature colours: however, Hematoid Quartz contains reddish-brown Hematite, whereas Yellow Quartz contains golden-yellow Limonite.
Where Does Hematoid Quartz Come From?
Hematoid Quartz can be found in many countries worldwide, including Brazil, China, and the USA.
This particular piece was sourced from Madagascar.
Hematoid Quartz Healing Properties
Many crystal healers believe that Hematoid Quartz has powerful healing properties.
Metaphysically, it is said to have a grounding energy that helps give the user a sense of balance, quiet, and calm.
This enables users to have clarity of mind, and therefore encourages them to act upon and achieve their goals.
The stabilising properties of Hematoid Quartz mean that this stone is one of balance and harmony: if you are feeling out of control in your life, then this stone may be of benefit to you.
Hematoid Quartz Chakras
Hematoid Quartz is heavily associated with the Root Chakra.
Holding this stone provides a sense of security, safety, and protection.
To strengthen this feeling of security and grounding, try pairing Hematoid Quartz with other powerful Root Chakra stones during meditation, for example, Smoky Quartz and Black Tourmaline.
How Hard Is Hematoid Quartz?
Measuring 7 on the Mohs scale, this mineral is relatively hard and durable and resistant to scratching, but care should still be taken not to damage the crystal surface.
To clean the crystal, simply use water and dry it afterwards with a soft cloth.
Hematoid Quartz Collections
Subtle but striking, this sphere would be ideal for a collector or perfect in any home as a vibrant display piece.
Buy Hematoid Quartz online now at Madagascan Direct.