Astrological Association: Capricorn, Pisces, Virgo, Aquarius
Chakra: root (1st)
Chemical Composition: Fe2O3
Discovery/Found/Minded: Commonly found in banded iron formations. Gray hematite is typically found in places that still have standing water or mineral hot springs. (Yellowstone) Itcan also form out of water and collect in layers at the bottom of a lake, spring or other standing water areas. Hematite can also occur from volcanic activity.
Description: hematite with dark blue metallic mica flakes, sometimes protected by a resin (resembles the night sky)
Coloring: black or gray variety of hematit, grows in long tabulars (a flat surface), leaf like masses or disk shaped crystals.