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Black Tourmaline Properties

Black Tourmaline

Stone Name: Black Tourmaline

Other Names

Stone Specifics:
Stone of Protection
Stone of Purification

Keywords: Calm, Protection,

Stone Color: Black

Stone Origin: Ancient magicians relied upon Black Tourmaline, known as Schorl, to protect them from earth demons as they cast their spells. Today this stone is still revered as a premier talisman of protection, a psychic shield deflecting and dispelling negative energies, entities, or destructive forces. Aboriginal tribes in Africa, Australia and the Americas are thought to have used Tourmaline as protection against danger and to increase the healing power of shaman or their medicine men. 

General: Black Tourmaline is a protective stone which repels and blocks negative energies. Black Tourmaline is thought to purify negative thoughts it can encourage a positive attitude regardless of circumstances. It is also a powerful grounding stone and helps with work/life balance.

Magical Powers:
~ Eliminates the "dark cloud" over oneself
~ Powerfully transmutes and purifies negative, dense energies into positive usable energies
~ Connects one to the earth's electromagnetic field for proper grounding and discharging of negative energies
~ Relieves stress, anxiety, fears, anger and ill wishing
~ Reverses obsessive or compulsive behaviors
~ Guards against negative internal and external influences
~ Facilitates the removal of bodily toxins and wastes

Chakras: Root (1st)

Zodiac: Capricorn, Libra

Mystical Birthstone: Black Tourmaline is the mystical birthstone for

Element: Earth

Location: Black Tourmaline is found in Afghanistan, Australia, India, Italy, Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, Myanmar (Burma), Namibia, Nepal, Nigeria, Pakistan, Russia, Sri Lanka, Switzerland, Tanzania, United States, Zambia, Zaire, and Zimbabwe.

Mohs Hardness: 7 - 7.5

Composition: Complex Aluminum Borosilicate

Black Tourmaline Meaning

Black Tourmaline Properties

Black Tourmaline Stone Meaning

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