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Shungite is a rare, carbon-based, noncrystalline rock that comes from the Karelia area of Russia, in a village called Shun’ga, from where it got its name. This unique, black mineral may have dated as far back as two billion years ago. It contains fullerenes, which are molecules composed almost entirely of carbon.
Shungite, which looks similar to coal, has the ability of conducting electromagnetic and geothermal energy, and yet absorbs and shields the body from electromagnetic emissions such as those caused by computers, microwaves, Wi-Fi and the like. Shungite can also absorb negative energy and remove it from a person or even an entire space. It will replace stress and negative emotions into positive energy, while at the same time keeping the user grounded and protected.
Not only does Shungite remove negativity, but will also rid the body of pollutants, bacteria, viruses and free radicals. Use Shungite to detoxify the body, bolster the immune system and relieve pain and inflammation. It can ease headaches and insomnia. Shungite helps with a variety of issues and ailments, from asthma and arthritis to chronic fatigue syndrome, pancreatic conditions and cardiovascular disease.
Shungite is a hard-working, no-nonsense mineral. It needs to be recharged and cleansed on a regular basis in order to continue its work.
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|Physical and Metaphysical Properties for|
|PROPERTIES FOR STONE|
|Affirmation:||I am shielded from negative energies.|
|Question:||Are you sensitive to electromagentic frequencies?|
|Astrological Sign:||Cancer (June 21 to July 22), Capricorn (December 22 to January 19), Scorpio (October 23 to November 21)|
|Primary Chakra:||Root Chakra|
|STONE NAME INFORMATION TAGS|
|Color:||Black, Silver (metallic gray)|
|Crystal System:||Amorphous Crystal System|
|Hardness:||3.5 to 4 Hardness|
|Numerical Vibration:||Number 4|
|Chemical Composition:||Typical Shungite: 30% Carbon, 57% Silicates and 13% Aluminum, Iron, Manganese, etc. / Noble Shungite: at least 94% Carbon|
|Physical:||Body Detox, Immune System Strengthening and Support, Inflammation, Pain Relief|
|Emotional:||Dispel or Release Negativity, Grounding, Protection|
|Extra Grade:||Beautiful black/silver color, opaque, < 10% matrix|
|A Grade:||Nice black/silver color, opaque, 10% - 25% matrix|
|B Grade:||Poor black/silver color, opaque, and/or > 25% matrix|
Posted on September 24, 2013
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