|Derivation:||From "haimatos" (Greek) blood - because one form is the colour of blood|
|Description:||There are several different formas of Hematite. There is the dull red, opaque, dull, botryoidal (or blobby) form. There is a very shiny, dark metal (which is sometimes a crystal), and there is Rainbow Hematite, which shimers with colour.|
This is Rainbow Hematite.
This is a cluster of crystals of metallic Hematite.
This is polished metallic Hematite (tumbled).
This is Tiger Iron, Hematite with some Tiger's Eye.