Black Tourmaline Double Terminated Specimen
Use this Black Tourmaline Double Terminated Specimen for protection and grounding
Astrological sign(s): Scorpio
Mohs scale: 7–7.5
About the stone: Black tourmaline (schorl) is an iron rich aluminum borosilicate often containing other impurities. Tourmaline crystallizes in the trigonal system and the crystals are typically long with vertical striations and triangular when viewed at length. Shorter, more tabular crystals may also occur. Tourmaline exhibits piezoelectricity, an electric charge that becomes evident when the crystal is rubbed along its vertical access.
Spiritual uses: Black tourmaline grounds your spiritual practice into your everyday life. With this stone in hand, delve into the deeper aspects of your consciousness to uncover past lives.
Mental uses: Black tourmaline is helpful when you are feeling scattered and constantly being pulled off-center. Use it to help you remain focused on the task at hand. Let it clear away repetitive, outdated thoughts so that you can continue to achieve your goals and aspirations. This stone helps shield you from the effects of jealousy, yours, and others. It also facilitates order in the face of general chaos.
Emotional uses: Black tourmaline helps to draw out dark negative emotions holding you back from living a happy life.
Physical uses: Black tourmaline offers protection from electromagnetic frequencies emitted by cell phones, computers, and other electronic devices.
Excerpted from The Essential Guide to Crystals, Minerals, and Stones (Llewellyn. 2013) by Margaret Ann Lembo