Black Tourmaline (Schrol) Crystal
Raw Black Tourmaline Crystal Chunks from Brazil
Black Tourmaline or Schrol ( NaFe2+3Al6Si6O18(BO3)3(OH)3OH ) are Iron rich substances with high magnetic susceptibilities due to high concentrations of iron and manganese respectively.
In industry, Tourmaline is highly valued in electrical tuning circuits for conducting television and radio frequencies. They are used for their durability since high frequencies can be passed through them without shattering.
Alternate Therapy Beliefs
Tourmaline is a shamanic stone, used for providing protection during ritual work.
Black Tourmaline is an excellent grounding crystal for meditation and healing, it soothes panic attacks, especially those caused by dark or confined spaces, or in places where the atmosphere is frightening. It also helps control fears of doctors or dentists.
In the workplace, hold Black Tourmaline for a few minutes when you need to wake up your mind or when you need full concentration. It provides an excellent shield against environmental pollutants, electromagnetic smog, and radiation associated with cell phones, computers, and other electronic equipment. It is a professional support stone for miners and telephone workers.
Tourmaline strengthens the sense of smell, and in that respect, can also enhance the perception of pheromones which produces an aphrodisiac effect!
Approx Size: 3cm