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MAGNESITE

Overview:

Magnesite is composed of magnesium, carbon, and oxygen (MgCO3) and was named after its chemical composition.

Magnesite is commonly found in white or gray and sometimes tinted yellow or brown. Magnesite is commonly found

associated with Calcite, Dolomite, Aragonite, Strontianite and Serpentine. It is commonly collected as a rare mineral and sometimes faceted into a gemstone.

Usage:

Magnesite maintains balance through life and along one's chosen path. Promotes grounding and

Physical Properties:

Magnesite

Magnesite Birthstone

Color
white, gray, yellow, brown
Hardness
3.5 to 4.0
Specific Gravity
3.0
Refractive index
1.515

ballast into the Earth. Promotes positive attitude, relaxation, calmness. It helps with migraines, headaches, stomach and intestinal cramps .

Legend:

First discovered in 1808 in Greece, occurrence of

Magnesite has been reported in several locations worldwide.

Occurrence: Austria; Bahia, Brazil, Korea, China, California, USA and European localities.