Hardness – 7 – 7.5
System – trigonal
Chakra – earth but protects all
Number – 2
Zodiac – Libra
A highly protective stone, Black Tourmaline also known as schorl shields one from electromagnetic smog and psychic attack. It can purify and transform heavy energy into lighter energy. It encourages self confidence, physical vitality, compassion, tolerance and prosperity. An all around effective healing stone, it is a stone of courage and if you have been feeling like a victim keeping some schorl with you can help.