MOHs Hardness - 7-7.5
Black Tourmaline, also known as Schorl, is one of the most popular stones for healing and spiritual purposes. It is ideal for protection from negativity and to keep ones aura balanced. Black Tourmaline acts like an etheric vacuum cleaner that sucks up any surrounding negativity and 'bad vibes' whether from ourselves, others or our surroundings.
This crystal is wonderful for ridding oneself of negative thoughts, anger, anxieties and thoughts of unworthiness. The energy of this stone is powerful and much needed by us in these challenging times.
Chakras: Root (1st)
Combines well with Hematite for grounding. Its protection energies can be enhanced by combing with Obsidian, Amethyst, Smokey Quartz, Sugilite and Charoite.
BLACK TOURMALINE AFFIRMATION: I am protected from any energies that do not serve my highest good. I am grounded, balanced and in harmony with the earth.