|Bronzite - Image by Sonatona|
Country of Origin: USA, Austria, England, South Africa, India, Labrador, Norway, and Greenland
General information: Bronzite is a member of the orthopyroxene group of minerals, and is a variety of Hypersthene and Enstatite. In the distant past it is said that the Romans used ground Bronzite as an elixir for protection against mental confusion and illness, and a general treatment to strengthen the nerves.
Physical Properties: Bronzite is a silicate compound of magnesium and iron of the pyroxene family. This stone is a gorgeous chocolate brown with golden specs that shimmer and give this stone a natural glow.
Metaphysical properties: This stone is beneficial to use when making plans for the future because it alleviates indecision and doubt. Bronzite is also believed to be effective against curses or ill wishes. This stone is directed towards the root chakra and sacral chakra.