Tourmaline - Black
Alternative Names: Schorl, Schorlite
Origin: Notably Brazil, Namibia
Mineral Species: Schorl (Tourmaline Group)
Mineral Group: Silicates
Chemical Formula: Na(Fe3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Crystal System: Trigonal
Typical Appearance: Crystals acicular or prismatic, often doubly terminated.
Chakra Alignment: Base
Origin of Name & Mythology: Not known
Black tourmaline, also known as Schorl, is one of the best crystals for protection against negative energy and negative intent. It also discharges tension while encouraging neutrality and a relaxed outlook. Carry a small piece with you, and keep a larger piece by your bed or in your work room. It can also be used in protection grids in the home.
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