Power & Benefits of Siderite:
Siderite is a crystal that encourages positive thoughts and creative ideas. It helps you to remain calm and strong during times when you need to make tough decisions. It inspires you to approach your work or career with commitment and determination.
Spiritual & Emotional Influence:
Siderite crystal is excellent at aligning the meridians and subtle bodies.
Emotionally, Siderite calms and helps transmute the energies of frustration and stress, bringing clarity and peace of mind.
The Physical Connection:
Siderite is thought to help treat anemia and disorders and deterioration of the bones. It is believed to stimulate the assimilation of minerals.
The Chakras Connected to Siderite:
Root (Base) Chakra, Sacral Chakra, Solar Plexus Chakra, Heart Chakra, Throat Chakra, Third Eye (Brow) Chakra, Crown Chakra. Aligns and brings into balance All Chakras.
Locations Found & History:
Portugal, Brazil, Canada, Greenland, England, South Africa, Bolivia, United States, Austria, France, Germany, and Italy. The name Siderite comes from the Greek word sideros which means iron, in reference to its composition.
Rarity, Value & Variations:
Common. It is a very prevalent mineral but only rarely forms nice crystals and so it is not often collected. Even though it is found in many countries all over the world you don't see very many pieces available for sale. Tumble stones of Siderite you see even less often. Siderite has a Mohs hardness of 3.5 to 4.5. It is a widespread mineral in sedimentary deposits, hydrothermal ore veins, also in pegmatites or basaltic rocks. It is a variety of Iron.
How to Use Siderite:
Hold or place Siderite as appropriate. A great crystal to use when falling asleep or meditating, it helps you to reach the theta sleep state. Clean with a soft brush, mild detergent, and warm water.