Essentially a volcanic glass, Obsidian ranges in color from opaque black, to green, brown, mahogany, black with rainbow colors, black with snowflake patterns, black with a golden sheen, and translucent black (Apache Tears).
Known as a powerful grounding stound, Obsidian connects with the Root chakra. It is not to be used lightly as it has been said to unleash undesirable truths. However, if used skillfully, it releases negative patterns and past emotional traumas so that one can truly begin to heal.
Mohs Hardness: 5 – 5.5
Disclaimer: Stones with reputed metaphysical benefits are not a substitute for medical treatment. Any noted effects and non-physical uses for the stone are in no way guaranteed or proven by Dakota Stones.