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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:||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
|Wonderful detailed outline here...i just brought blk onyx ring and im very overweight...noticed today in my walk my legs literally felt like different legs...i was striding with strength and balance...i wasc really delighted and shocked to read youre comment thats onyx particularly strengthens legs !!...spot on...My dreams have been amazing ...confronting old issues with others with strength and integrity...really telling them what i think....but calmly...and resolving conflict with ease....thankyou for your work! (Submitted by: Susan on September 05, 2020)|
|I love black onix i am so happy to see such a good information about onix and i am interested to buy for my lady. (Submitted by: moto on May 16, 2020)|
|Thank you! (Submitted by: Tony Murillo on May 10, 2020)|
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