A powerful protection stone, Black Onyx absorbs and transforms negative energy, and helps to prevent the drain of personal energy. Black Onyx aids the development of emotional and physical strength and stamina, especially when support is needed during times of stress, confusion or grief. Black Onyx fosters wise decision-making.
Use Black Onyx to encourage happiness and good fortune. Black Onyx is a strength-giving stone and can provide support for self-discipline issues. Because it helps to hold physical memories, Black Onyx can be useful in healing old wounds or past life issues.
Black Onyx is wonderful for meditation and dreaming. When using Black Onyx for either of these purposes, it is recommended to use a secondary grounding stone in combination with the Onyx. Black Onyx helps one to become master of their own future.
Primary Chakra: Root
Astrological sign(s): Leo, Capricorn
Vibration: Number 6
Mineral Class: Silicates
Crystal System: Trigonal
Chemical Composition: SiO2- Silicon Dioxide w/carbon and iron
Color: Black in color. Some Onyx also displays banding or ribbons against a black, brown or reddish brown background and is more accurately described as Sardonyx.
Location: Brazil, Canada, India, Mexico, Russia, South Africa, USA
Fun Fact: The name Onyx comes from the Greek word "onyx", which means nail of a finger or claw.
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