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Iron and Steel

Author: Anja Heij

Planet: Mars

Signs: Aries and Scorpio

Day: Tuesday

I bet you know that the red color of Mars is due
to the great amount of iron oxide on that planet. Man has always
used iron and steel for tools and weapons, to serve his working
power and his defense. In iron we recognize the male and active
character of the war-god Mars, building and conquering himself
a new world. The sign Aries will tell the whole world his actions
and intentions, where Scorpio first focuses laser-like on a goal
and then probably hits it in one strike.
In the human body iron is found in the blood (providing energy
and clear thinking) and the liver (associated with positivity
and will-power). In medical astrology Mars is connected with the
red blood-cells, adrenaline, the muscles, the male reproductive
organs, fever and inflammation ('fire'-complaints).

Magickal use of iron and steel:

  • use these metals in rituals, spells and amulets to promote
    energy, strength, determination, will-power, assertivity and
    aggression, fertility-rites, beginnings and undertakings, speed,
    power and courage.

  • For more energy: eat food that contains iron, like meat,
    beet, dark green vegetables, whole grains, dried fruits, nuts,
    apple-syrup, sea-weed.

  • Use herbs with much iron like the Urtica, Equisetum, kelp
    and spirulina.

  • Consider wearing iron ornaments; just like the character
    of Aries and Scorpio they will be hardrock-, punk- or occult-styled
    ornaments (if you choose a pentagram, buy one with the point
    upwards; better leave the inverted pentagrams)

Renowned homeopathic iron remedies are <
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and Ferrum phosphoricum.

Suggested Pdf Resources

Iron and Steel Industry (PDF) - U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Greenhouse Gas Emissions from the Iron and Steel Industry. Prepared by A. Energy Efficiency Options for Integrated Iron and Steel Production ......................
Iron and Steel Manufacturing
Iron and Steel Manufacturing. Industry Description and Practices.
Iron and steel slag
Instruments and Solution for Iron & Steel Industry
2009 Directory Iron and Steel Plants 29. IRON and STEEL PLANTS. Vice Pres.

Suggested News Resources

Race for resources - China steps up iron ore project in Africa and elsewhere
The Chinese government has encouraged steelmakers such as Baoshan Iron and Steel and Wuhan Iron and Steel to gain more control over foreign iron ore. Wuhan and its third largest has vowed to become self sufficient by 2015.
`Infrastructure vandalisation killing development`
Surveys show that scrap metal trade in the country has grown tremendously in the last six years. A kilogramme of iron metal is sold at 250/- while copper metal ranges between 4500/- to 5500/- per kilogramme.
Analysis: China steps up iron ore drive in Africa
The Chinese government has encouraged steelmakers such as Baoshan Iron and Steel (600019.SS) and Wuhan Iron and Steel (600005.SS) to gain more control over foreign iron ore.
BAOSHAN IRON & STEEL CO., LTD. : Baosteel's Special Steel Products Entered an
BAOSHAN IRON & STEEL CO., LTD. : Xu Lejiang conducted a survey at Baosteel
In recent years, the departments directly affiliated to Baosteel Co., Ltd., Meishan Steel, Special Steel Business Unit, Stainless Steel Business Unit and Baotong Iron & Steel have accumulatively established 30 EPC Projects.

Suggested Web Resources

HowStuffWorks "How Iron and Steel Work"
The refining of iron ore is one of the most historically significant achievements of all time. Find out how iron gets turned into steel and what it's used for.
American Iron and Steel Institute
Steel - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The raw material for this were bars of wrought iron.
AIST - Association for Iron and Steel Technology
iron and steel