Limonite Crystals Meanings and Properties
Alternative Names: Bog iron, bog ore, brown hematite, brown ochre, brown umber
Mineral Species: Various Species of Iron
Mineral Group: N/A
Chemical Formula: Fe,O,OH,H2O
Crystal System: N/A
Colour: Light brown to brown, may be yellowish-brown
Typical Appearance: While 'limonite' is poorly crystallized, a number of minerals are noted for decomposing to it without losing their crystal shape - particularly pyrite and siderite crystals. Any crystals of limonite are actually pseudomorphs of other minerals which have decomposed in this fashion.
Birthstone: Secondary birthstone for Virgo
Chakra Alignment: Solar Plexus and Sacral
Element: Earth and Fire
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