HARDNESS: 2.5 - 3 on the Mohs scale.
MINERALOGY: It consists of zinc sulfide is hydrothermally formed from a gel of zinc sulphide that gives it its banded structure, going from transparent to opaque, usually it appears in pseudooctaedricos crystals, their faces are striated.
MYTHOLOGY: When the iron content is low, caramel called sphalerite, whereas if its iron content is high, it is called marmatite.
PROPERTIES: It is said to be a protector against shipwrecks, this mineral helps to resolve outstanding issues, helps you become aware of our behavior in specific situations.
CHAKRAS: Sacral, spleen throat.
ZODIAC SIGN: Scorpio, Libra, Aquarius.
USES: It is the principal ore of zinc metal used to galvanize iron preventing its oxidation and copper alloy gives the brass. Zinc oxide (zinc white) is used in the manufacture of paints, its chloride in the wood preservative and sulfate in dyeing and pharmacology.