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Black onyx is an opaque, jet black crystal, with a heavy weight and a dull shine that becomes glassy when polished. Black onyx occasionally has white spots or lines and may have a waxy feel.
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 helps one to become master of their own future.
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.
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|Physical and Metaphysical Properties for|
|PROPERTIES FOR STONE|
|Crystal Name:||Black Onyx|
|Affirmation:||I draw strength from my past experiences.|
|Question:||Do you ever feel that your personal energy is drained by certain people, places, or events?|
|Astrological Sign:||Capricorn (December 22 to January 19), Leo (July 23 to August 22)|
|Primary Chakra:||Root Chakra|
|STONE NAME INFORMATION TAGS|
|Location:||Brazil, Canada, India, Mexico, Russia, South Africa|
|Crystal System:||Trigonal Crystal System|
|Hardness:||6.6 to 7 Hardness|
|Numerical Vibration:||Number 6|
|Chemical Composition:||SiO2, Silicon Dioxide with Carbon and Iron|
|Physical:||Addictions, Alcoholism, Allergies, Birthing Problems and Health, Legs Strengthening, Obesity, Ovarian Disorders or Cysts|
|Emotional:||Anxiety, Calming, Dispel or Release Negativity, Soothing|
|Spiritual:||Divine Will, Grounding, Reducing Negative Energy|
|Extra Grade:||Jet black, beautiful luster, opaque, <10% matrix|
|A Grade:||Jet black, nice luster, opaque, 10% - 25% matrix|
|B Grade:||Black, poor luster, opaque and/or >25% matrix|
Posted on March 29, 2013
|well I'm a Capricorn so (Submitted by: jaidannnnn on April 09, 2021)|
|Good info (Submitted by: Dee on March 25, 2021)|
|I go into the woods a lot before the Onyx that is a ring i felt very scared and power less now with it i feel happy and powerful i have a lot of engry in the woods i feel like with the Onyx you can face your fears with not being scared or worried (Submitted by: soph on October 06, 2020)|
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