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Black Tourmaline Tumblestone

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Gemstone Family - Tourmaline

Chakras - Root Chakra (1st)

Colour - Black

Found in - Brazil, Tanzania, Nigeria, Kenya, Madagascar, Mozambique, Namibia, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Malawi & the USA

Element Associated with - Earth

Also known as - Schorl, "Stone of Protection”

Meaning - the name comes from the Sinhalese word "Thoramalli" (තෝරමල්ලි) or "tōra- molli", which is applied to a group of gemstones found in Sri Lanka.

Birthstone Month - October

Zodiac Sign - Libra

Chemical Composition - NaFe2+3Al6Si6O18(BO3)3(OH)3OH

Hardness on the Mohs scale - 7-7.5 (1 being softest, 10 being hardest)

Physical Healing Properties - Supports purification of the body, removes toxic substances, increases vitality, stimulates reflexes in lower back, legs, ankles and feet, provides pain relief from muscle injurys, strengthens the immune system, treats bowel diseases,

Emotional Healing Properties - Combats worry, judgement, anger, fear, shame and any other negative emotions, can treat OCD, provides a positive attitude

Spiritual Properties - Excels at grounding and cleansing of energy fields, offers psychic protection

Legend has it that... Ancient magicians relied upon Black Tourmaline, known as Schorl, to protect them from earth demons as they cast their spells.