Learn the basics about Red Hematoid Quartz and its properties, the chakras and astrological signs it is connected to, and the possible benefits you may experience by working with this stunning crystal.
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Red hematoid quartz is also commonly referred to as fire quartz. Other less common names are red hematite in quartz, specularite quartz and ferruginous quartz.
When in its natural state, the red is more dull or dim, though still very beautiful.
When heat treated, the red becomes more vibrant and the quartz can take on more of a crackle appearance.
Both forms are beautiful and equally as beneficial.
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What Is Red Hematoid Quartz?
Red Hematoid Quartz is a gorgeous quartz crystal with red hematite and iron oxide inclusions. Its hardness is 7.
Hematoid quartz is most often seen in polished form such tumbled stones, towers and points, spheres, free forms, and hearts. It can also be purchased in raw form, though carvings, other than the types mentioned, above are not common.
Red hematoid quartz is fairly common and can be found in many areas of the world including the United States, Brazil, Madagascar, and China.
Red Hematoid Quartz is a grounding crystal and associated with the root chakra.
It can help with balancing emotions and calming anxiety.
Red Hematoid Quartz is linked to the astrological sign of Scorpio.
Some of the major benefits you may experience from this crystal are:
- Balancing emotions
- Calming anxiety
- Increasing self-esteem
- Better sleep
- Better focus
How To Care For Red Hematoid Quartz
Recharge Red Hematoid Quartz by immersing it in salt water (Himalayan or sea/ocean water), by placing in sunlight for just a few hours or moonlight or by using other crystals, like Selenite. You can also remove any negative energy by smoke cleansing your crystals with incense.
Where To Buy Red Hematoid Quartz
Crystals should only be purchased from reliable sellers who source their products consciously. There are many fake crystals on the market and unethical practices in sourcing these stones.
We have consciously sourced, legitimate Red Hematoid Quartz (usually from Madagascar) available for sale in our Etsy store, or on our sister site, Jaxy Crystals, with new options added regularly. You can also find us on Tiktok where we hold really fun live sales.