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Magnetite SpecimenMagnetite has a powerful positive and negative polarity. This gemstone works with biomagnetic fields and meridians to ground, energize, or temporarily sedate the body, as well as align chakras. A magnetite specimen can provide a soft, gentle energy that balances and stabilizes the forces around you into a harmonious whole. This is an attractive stone that aids telepathy, meditation, and visualization.

Historical Folklore

Magnetite is named after Magnes, an figure of Ancient Greek history, who apparently came across it in his travels.

Magnets are able to attract magnetite. When this stone becomes magnetized itself, it is called lodestone.


Magnetite is an iron oxide mineral. It has the capacity to be naturally magnetic. This stone is typically black but has been found in other colors. While it was originally found in Greece, it has since been found in China and the United States.

Chakra Association

Magnetite is a root chakra stone.


You can place Magnetite in full moon moonlight to energize. It can also be moved through sage smoke or incense, placed in rice, or buried in the earth overnight.

Astrological Association

Magnetite is associated with Aquarius, Aries, Virgo, and Capricorn.

Health Folklore

Magnetite provides healing energy, stimulating sluggish organs and sedating overactive ones. It is anti-inflammatory, relieving muscle aches and pains. This stone is also beneficial for asthma, blood, the circulatory system, skin, and hair.

Disclaimer: Crystal meanings and spiritual healing lore are not a prescription, diagnosis or healthcare information. They are presented as spiritual supports to healing and other life issues. See a doctor or licensed medical practitioner for all health issues.

Magnetite at Crystal Life

We hand-select all our stones here at Crystal Life. After hundreds of thousands of years in the earth, they are eager to begin work with their new human partners! When stones arrive at Crystal Life they are welcomed warmly by staff members and the store’s resident nature spirits. The stones are energetically cleared on a regular basis, to help them maintain their own inherent peaceful characteristics and personalities while being visited by so many store guests.

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