Aries and Scorpio.
First and eighth.
Red, scarlet and carmine.
: The head, the motor nervous system. Red blood cells. The male sex organs other than the seed-bearing testicles, which are the domain of Venus.
Iron and steel.
Bloodstone, flint and malachite.
The first planet beyond the Earth, Mars takes 687 days to complete a revolution around the Sun. Mars has a diameter of only 4,200 miles, and two very small satellites, five and ten miles in diameter.
Doctors, military people, promoters and mechanics.
Any sharp object. Weapons. Combustion and fires. Machines and mechanical functions. Engines. Accidents and competition.
The glyph for Mars represents spirit projecting itself through matter. The war gods of all mythos are related to the Martian principle.
The dynamic modern composer Alexander Scriabin
, mythologist Joseph Campbell
, Beat writer Jack Kerouac
, and social satirist Oscar Wilde
all have Mars emphasized in their birth charts. So does esotericist Alice Bailey