Black Tourmaline with Iron #1
Black Tourmaline with Iron Polished Points from Brazil are six sided, and their natural shape has been polished. Crystal points are often used to direct energies through the apex of a point.
This particular black tourmaline displays streaks of red where iron is present. Due to the complex and various combinations of elements in tourmaline, it is the most multicolored mineral type known, occurring in virtually every color of the spectrum. It has many interesting optical properties. Some specimens appear darker or differ in color when seen through their horizontal versus vertical axis. This mineral is also piezoelectric which means that through mechanical action an electric pulse is formed, similar to quartz.
There is a presence of chromium atoms in this fine specimen.
Tourmaline is sought after as a talisman of protection to deflect and counteract negative energies. It is also used to guard against radiation and environmental pollutants. It promotes self-confidence and diminishes fear. Tourmaline attracts inspiration, compassion, tolerance and prosperity. It balances the right-left sides of the brain. Helps treat paranoia, overcomes dyslexia and improves hand-eye coordination.
The specimen in the photo is the piece that you will receive when you purchase this item.