Information on gemstones and crystals
Hematite is a very special and crystalline form of iron oxide and is a very dense stone.
Hematite is metallic (mirror like) grayish silver in color and is red in powdered form.
Hematite is used extensively in jewelry and botryoid (or botryoidal) hematite is used as a decorative and collectors' stone.
Natural hematite is not magnetic and stones sold in market as magnetic hematite are indeed not real hematite but manmade magnetic alloys superficially resembling natural hematite.