Black Tourmaline

Properties: Said to transmute negative energy to positive. Said to be one of the most powerful stones for absorbing electromagnetic radiation. A great stone for grounding and harmonizing all the chakras. Tourmaline is both pyroelectric and piezoelectric. Meaning it generates electricity if it is struck or heated.

  • Hardness:​ 7 to 7.5
  • Mineral: Crystalline Boron Silicate
  • Chakra:​ ​Root
  • Affirmation: I am
  • Zodiac: Capricorn, 22nd Dec to 20th Jan
  • Anniversary gift: 8th

History: The pyro-electric effects were already known to the ancient Greeks. When Dutch seamen returned to Europe with them and used the crystal to attract ashes in pipes due to its unique magnetic properties.

Sold at TOMSCRYSTALS.com and The Hippie Closet in Mokelumne Hill, CA.