Black Tourmaline

BLACK TOURMALINE

Black tourmaline, also known as schorl, is the most widely used variety of the common mineral tourmaline. This variety of tourmaline gets its colour from the high amount of iron in it. Schorl accounts for 95% of all tourmaline found in nature.

 

PHYSICAL PROPERTIES:

Hardness: 7-7.5

Colour: Black

Lustre: Vitreous

Chemical Composition: (Na(Mg/Fe/Li/Mn/Al)₃Al₆(BO₃)Si₆.O₁₈(OH/F)₄)

 

HEALING PROPERTIES:

.Dispels negative energies

.Relieves pulled muscles

.Aids with jet lag

.Balancing

.Realigns the body’s structures

.Grounding

.Absorbs against environmental pollutants

.Connects to the earth

.Relieves stress and anxiety

.Helps circulation and metabolism

 

CHAKRAS:

Root chakra (base of spine)

 

REFERENCES:

The Essential Crystal Handbook – Simon and Sue Lilly

Kiara James

http://shamansisters.com/blogs/blog/18113919-black-tourmaline-the-powerful-protective-gemstone

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tourmaline