Area: Brazil, Germany, England, And USA
Appearance: Opaque, elongated, triangular prisms, often as inclusions in quartz crystal
Structure type: Trigonal
Hardness: 7 – 7.5
Astrological Sign: Capricorn, Libra, Sagittarius
Black Tourmaline/Schorl is used to block and transform negative energy. Unique healing crystals used to protect against radiation. Prized for its grounding abilities and its ability to disperse excess energy. Helps bring emotional stability, overcoming fears and ridding oneself of obsessions. Promotes mental acuity. Excellent for crystal healing during intellectually taxing work.
Strongly associated with the root chakra. Because of its ability to transform negativity, it is also beneficial as part of a group of healing crystals for the heart chakra. Promotes aural healing with crystals. Cleanses the aura and protects against negative influences.
Part of the powerful tourmaline group of healing crystals. Like all tourmaline, black tourmaline/Schorl, instils self-confidence, inspiration and understanding. Improves energy flow and alleviates tension. Works well with other stones exhibiting properties of healing crystals like grounding.
Often found as inclusions in other crystals, it synergises with and bolsters the properties of healing crystals like quartz to make a powerful cleansing aid. Beyond emotional healing with crystals, Black Tourmaline/Schorl can be used to bridge the gap between the physical and the spiritual. It is said to return negative black magic energies back to their sender.
Raw Black Tourmaline