Chakras - Root - for black
Activates - Retrograde, Creativity, Protection, Clearing, Grounding, Purification, Cleansing, Mastering Fear, Transmutation of Negative Energies, Emotional Understanding, Strength
Healing Physical - Balances the right-left sides of the brain. Helps treat paranoia, overcomes dyslexia and improves hand-eye coordination. It releases tension, making it helpful for spinal adjustments. It balances male-female energy within the body. Enhances energy and removes blockages. EMF Blocking - Black Tourmaline blocks electromagnetic waves caused by mobile phones, laptops, televisions, and other electronics. It’s recommended to have Black Tourmaline on or around you while using electronics for extended periods of time.
Planets – Earth
Zodiacs – Capricorn
Elements – Earth
Colours – Black is the most common colour. Also occurs in blue, green, yellow, pink, red, orange, purple, brown, and colourless. Single crystals are often colour-zoned.
Numerical Vibration - 2
Appearance – Shiny, opaque or transparent. Comes in all sizes and is either striated or hexagonal in structure.
Rarity – Easily obtained
Source – Africa, Brazil, Western Australia, Afghanistan, Sri Lanka, Italy, USA
Hardness – 7-8
Chemical Composition – (Ca,Na,K,[vacancy]) (Li,Mg,Fe+2,Fe+3,Mn+2,Al,Cr+3,V+3)3 (Mg,Al,Fe+3,V+3,Cr+3)6 ((Si,Al,B)6O18) (BO3)3 (OH,O)3 (OH,F,O)
Family - Silicate