Gemmy Hematite Tinted Quartz with Dolomite, Pyrite, Chalcopyrite, Arsenopyrite
Dimension: 7.3cm x 4.1cm x 4.1cm
Locality: Dongxiang Co., Fuzhou Prefecture, Jiangxi Province, China
A beautiful, very gemmy and lustrous crystals of Quartz points aesthetically tinted by micro-crystal of red Hematite on the terminations creating a pinkish-red color. In an unusual and interesting shape of a "hood" resting on a thick matrix of Arsenopyrite with Pyrite and Chalcopyrite intergrowth, this is a unique specimen of everything. it is very sparkly and gemmy in person and photos don't do its justice.
The prevalence of Hematite in red color is due to oxidized iron in general. Hematite had been used as red pigment for paintings at Gramalote, an early Initial Period (1500–1200 cal. B.C.) maritime community in the north coast of Peru.
Hematite is a very protective stone and helps to absorb negative energy and calms in times of worry. It is one of the best Root Chakra crystals as it neutralizes the harmful effects by balancing and aligning all seven chakras, transforming negative energies into a more positive vibration.
Clear Quartz is the most popular and versatile healing crystal of all and is able to work on any condition. It stimulates the immune system and brings the body into balance.
Pyrite also is a powerful protection stone which shields the user from any negative vibrations and energy. It stimulates the intellect and enhances memory, helping to recall relevant information when needed.