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Magnetite is a potent stone for manifestation, helping you to attract what you most desire, including both desirable situations and people.

Also called Lodestone, this form of the stone is naturally magnetic. It has an impressive capacity to balance the hemispheres of the brain.

It may aid you to bring whatever you most want into your life, and its magnetic properties makes it a highly effective spiritual grounding stone.

The vibration of this stone will attract into your present situation the experiences or opportunities that you need to experience in your life.

Where Is It From? Magnetite Meaning

It is a variety of Spinel, and a type of naturally magnetic iron ore. The octahedrons may be found in South Africa and Australia. 

This stone has been found in massive form in a large number of locations, including Italy, Romania, Austria, Sweden, Switzerland, Finland, India, Mexico, Brazil, Australia, Canada and the USA.

The meaning of the Magnesite name is said to come from the name of a Greek shepherd, who was said to have seen that the metal in his shoes as well as the iron point of his walking staff attracted pieces of the stone.

Many specimens are highly magnetic, and are commonly called Lodestone. It is said that this is one of the most magnetic stones found in nature. You will see iron filings clinging to the stones in the photos, which indicates their magnetic attribute.  

Its structure may either be massive, the magnetic ore, or it also forms in octahedrons. The color of the magnetic ore is generally black, brown or brownish gray, and the octahedrons may be black or a red-brown color.

Why Would You Use It?

It has a strong vibration, and was known in the past as a Shamans crystal. This is because of its strong ability to make the earth connection.

In the past it has been used within magical practices, to ground your intentions to Mother Gaia, through the earth star chakra.

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You would place one at the top of the head, in the area known as the crown chakra. Place the other one at the base of the spine, so that its energy is at the base or root chakra.

It does not need to be in contact with the body, and may be used as part of a grid layout. The negative-positive magnetic aspects of this stone helps you to assist clients whose energy has been over-energized, by the body' attempting to heal itself without success.

This earth connection makes Lodestone excellent stones for healers to use.  You will find this stone's vibration to be very effective to assist with balancing the entire aura.

If you are a healer, you will appreciate its energy, as it is a strong stone for bringing the chakras and meridians into alignment. It is excellent used in stone layouts, as it is highly energizing. For this purpose  it works best for you to use two stones.

Manifests Desirable People and Situations

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This unusual stone is a strong aid to visualization, and it may help you to magnetize the things that you desire, to come into your life. 

The magnetism of these stones make them have a strong attractive vibration.

This is strong stone for attracting abundance and prosperity, and they may aid you to draw towards you many things that you desire, such as love and commitment within your personal relationships.

Magnetite has a deep positive vibration, with a magnetic attraction to help you bring into your life what you most want. So what do you want?

This is a strong spiritual grounding stone, that works by grounding you, down through the base chakra to the earth star chakra and Mother Gaia.

The magnetic qualities of this stone allow you to have a more balanced view of life, so it may aid emotional problems, and it is an excellent stone to use if you are on the spiritual path.

It is a strong psychic protection stone. One of the best ways to use it is to keep it on your body, and make sure you wear it every day.

Use it in meditation, as it is most helpful to assist you to enter the deeper meditative states.  Your connection with Mother Gaia, and a deeper appreciation of the planet will happen naturally and easily at this time.

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When you buy a new stone or crystal, it is advantageous to use it on its own first. Once you are fully aware of its energy, you may choose to combine it with other stones.

Combine stones for short periods to begin with, as individuals may react differently. Knowing how you can combine various stones may be helpful, as this allows you to get the most from your crystals, and may help you to solve specific problems in your life.

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