Bronzite - Color, Facts, Power, Mythology, History and Myths

Bronzite Last updated : March 30, 2020 2:00 PM

Belonging to the Pyroxene group of minerals, Bronzite is a beautiful brown opaque stone, which is speckled with tiny streaks of golden pyrite, which adds more charm and elegance to this stone. Bronzite is basically an iron-bearing variety of enstatite, which displays a submetallic lustre like that of Bronze on the cleavage surface.

Known to be effective for sacral and root chakra, Bronzite is a great stone in yielding high energy that is very important for human beings in today’s fast paced life.

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Where is Bronzite found?

In the present times, Bronzite is found in areas of the Austria, USA, Norway, England, Labrador, India, South Africa, and Greenland.

Healing Properties

Bronzite is considered effective largely in balancing the alkaline and acid level in the body. Other benefits that are related with Bronzite are:

  • Increases self-esteem in a human being, and boosts self-confidence. 
  • This stone is beneficial in making plans for future, and implementing them correctly.
  • It is believed to be extremely effective towards ill wishes and curses.
  • Mystically, Bronzite supports a person in attaining a state of conviction without defiance, letting him/her to easily acclimatise to the best path to take for a better life.
  • Bronzite can also help in bringing the body towards acidic condition helping in fighting off the infection.

Bronzite Facts

Some facts about Bronzite

  • The most popular forms of Bronzite beads are coins, tubes, rectangle, oval, and teardrop.
  • Bronzite belongs to the family of orthopyroxene group of minerals, which are generally fond of metamorphic and igneous rocks.
  • In medieval times, Romans used Bronzite silver jewelry as protection against confusion and mental illness, and as an effective treatment to fortify the nerves.

Metaphysical Properties

Bronzite is considered to be a stone of service, facilitating person in recognising the value of assistance. It helps in resolving the issues with decision-making and maintains certainty.

On Moh’s scale of hardness, Bronzite weighs in between 5 to 6.

Bronzite at a Glance

Cleavage Good, in one direction
Other Names NA
Crystal Habit Prismatic crystals, commonly lamellar, fibrous, or massive
Streak White Or Brownish
Refractive Index 1.665-1.703
Diaphaneity Transparent - Opaque
Moh's scale (hardness) 5-6
Sources Austria, USA, Norway, England, Labrador, India, South Africa, and Greenland.
Chemical formula (Mg,Fe)2Si2O6
Lustre Vitreous
Color Golden Brown, Brown To Black, Green, Colorless, Gray, Yellow
Chakra Healing Root or base chakra, Sacral chakra

Bronzite Color

Bronzite is an incredible stone that comes in various colors, like black, brown, yellowish-brown, greenish-brown, dark yellow, green, etc.

Bronzite Colors


Bronzite is an excellent stone for enhancing the self-confidence. My child is also facing lack in his confidence. Should I choose this talisman for him? Suggest.
Reply on 6/11/14
Yeah Winnie you may opt for this talisman it is quite effective in this case. But you should be sure that his/her Zodiac is Leo as it is suitable for the same Zodiac. You may ask your astrologer also he will advice you very aptly.
Reply on 19/11/14
Bronzite is the best talisman that protects the person from the mental illness and the confusion as it proves to be elective treatment for strengthening the nerves. I was looking for the similar gemstone with these kinds of features. I want to but it for mu uncle as I think he needs it much according to their requirements. Should I go for it? Please suggest.
Reply on 27/11/14
Yeah, if you find this gemstone suitable for your needs then ask for recommendation from your astrologer and then go for it.
Reply on 13/1/15
this is my astrologer has also recommended me to tune it...but i am confused about the shade..which one should i try..suggest please..
Reply on 7/4/15
I was also having the same question in my mind...and you know what...suddenly got a reply...I have read various gemstones pages of has always advised to the wearer to seek an advice from astrologer...I will also do the may also...
Reply on 17/4/15
hey may also try Jewelexi's new section ..Ask Mittens. Here you may ask free questions to their experts and they will revert back with an apt answer for your question..
Reply on 12/5/15
Thanks Jill for suggesting me an easy way. This will really help me a lot. The major part is that this service is totally free. Most of the people charge much even for a simple recommendation. Jewelexi is doing really a good job. Thanks to Jewelexi..
Reply on 10/6/15
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Reply on 20/1/16
Bronzite is suitable for which zodiac sign??
Reply on 18/6/19
Nice gems!!
Reply on 8/8/19
The facts and figures of this stone are so much interesting
Reply on 26/9/19
I really like and appreciate your designs and your articles,It's very interesting and useful!
Reply on 21/11/19
I have several types of stone but I never purchase bronzite stone. You have a nice collection.
Reply on 19/1/20

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