Onyx is the STONE OF PROTECTION promotes personal strength and self-control. This stone also provides protection against curses and psychic attacks. Onyx was also used to make bowls and other pottery items in ancient Egypt.
It ENHANCES cleansing, independence, & tenacity. It ALLEVIATES paranoia, indecision, & apathy.
This stone balances the Root Chakra, and its Earth Element is Fire. The relevant Zodiac Signs are Aries & Capricorn, however; all signs will find this stone useful! Onyx is also an alternate Birthstone for January.
Below you will find scientific information on this stone.
GROUP: Chalcedony variety (Oxide minerals)
MOHS HARDNESS: 7
SOURCES: Brazil, Germany, Italy, Uruguay, USA