Hematite is a form of Iron oxide mineral & said to be an extremely grounding stone. While most rocks & stones have a specific gravity of about 2.5-3, Hematite actually has a specific gravity of 5.3, making it an extremely heavy stone for its size. Because of this it is said to help you ground into your body & the earth. It is also thought to help you manifest by bring your intentions down into the material world. It is associated with healing the Root chakra & is thought to help get your blood moving.
It is called Botryoidal Hematite (meaning grape-like) when it forms these beautiful bubbly formations. This large piece is in its completely raw state from the earth in Morocco. It weighs 2lbs 3 oz and measures about 5.75 4.5 x 2 inches.