Obsidian is the STONE OF PURITY it eliminates negative energies in the environment & of the self. It also cleanses the auric field. In the stone age it was effectively used as knives, swords & arrowheads.
It ENHANCES calm, initiative, clarity, detoxification & immune system. It ALLEVIATES fears, negative thoughts & self-sabotage.
This stone balances the Root Chakra. Its Earth Element is Fire. The relevant zodiac sign is Taurus; however, all signs will find this stone useful! Obsidian is also an alternate Birthstone for January.
Below you will find scientific information on this stone.
GROUP: Silicon Dioxide
COLOR: Black, Green, Brown
MOHS HARDNESS: 5-6
SOURCES: US, Italy, Japan, Hungary