NATIVE BISMUTH

Bi

Crystal: Hexagonal
Hardness: 2 - 2.5
Sp.G.: 9.7 - 9.8
Cleavage: Prismatic, Basal
Fracture: Hackly, Uneven
Colour: Silver White,
sometimes with reddish hue.
Lustre: Metallic

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Bismuth is an uncommon native element usually forming in ugly masses. It is often found associated with silver, lead, zinc and tin ores. It is the second most paramagnetic material naturally occurring, the first is Graphite. Bismuth is great to make magnetic levitating displays using neo magnets. It shrinks as it heats up, only a few substances do this like water up to 4 degrees C. According to New Age Therapists Bismuth relieves feelings of loneliness or isolation, helping one to adapt certain situations with calm assurance and encourages independence.
Zodiac: Aquarius

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