Psilomelane is a stone of duality. It is also known as a stone of luck. It enhances the vibes of luck in a person. Psilomelane reduces fear and brings courage and strength in a person. This stone is light black to grey in color. Psilomelane is widely used at the time of examination to attract luck and positive aura of the energy.
Cleavage – None
Other Names – Cron of silver
Moh’s scale -5 to 5.5
Source – Arizona, USA, Arizona, England, Virginia
Color – Iron black, steel gray
Chakra Healing – Root or Base Chakra, Third Eye Chakra, Crown Chakra
Birthstone – NA
Psilomelanes heal the negative energies of the body and transmute them into positivity. It aids in realizing your own ideas and transforms destructive forms into constructive ones.
Mentally, it is a creative stone and brings the mind backs to its objectives after a blockage. Physically, Psilomelane encourages recovery from severe illness. It is a detoxifier, neutralizes over acidification, and reduces inflammation of the body. It strengthen the immune system and regenerates the cells of the body. This stone stimulates fertility and heals diseases of the ovaries and testicles when combines with other effective gemstones.
Psilomelane Metaphysical Properties
This opaque stone varies from bluish to steel gray and to iron-black in color, with a monoclinic crystal system. With powdery and earthy, its hardness is measured to be between 5 to 5.5 and its specific gravity is heavy for non-metallic minerals that are in between 4.4 to 4.5. It consists of conchoidal to uneven fracture with black or brownish black streak. It is sometimes banded with the mineral pyrolusite its associated minerals are barite, pyrolusite, hematite, quartz and other manganese oxide minerals.
Where is Psilomelane found?
Psilomelane is often banded an alternating layers of gray pyrolusite make it as a striking polished stone and is generally found in USA, Germany, Wythe County. It is also found in Arizona, England, Minas Gerais, Cornwall, Schneeburg, Austinville, Upper Peninsula of Michigan and Ouro Preto, Brazil, elsewhere. It is found bands of metallic gray and submetallic black.
It is a mixture of number of minerals.
It is an important ore of manganese. Manganese is a valuable metal used in iron and steel industries.
It is an attractive polished stone
It is still sued in the world for various industrial and decorative purposes.