Black Tourmaline Crystal

COLOR: Most commonly black, but can range from colorless to brown, red, orange, yellow, green, blue, violet, pink, or hues in between; can be bi-colored, or even tri-colored; rarely can be neon green or electric blue
SHAPE: Trigonal
RARITY: Common
MINERAL CLASS: Translucent to opaque
CRYSTAL SYSTEM: Hexagonal Crystal System
HARDNESS: 7 Hardness
CHAKRA: Root Chakra



Black Tourmaline Crystal, also known as Schorl, is one of the most popular stones used in spiritual practice. Black Tourmaline is used for protection and is recommended for anyone working or living in uncomfortable and challenging places. This stone acts as an “etheric vacuum cleaner”, clearing all negativity and cleansing your auric field. The purification that Black Tourmaline gives to users is excellent for anyone struggling with anxiety, excessive anger, and unwanted thoughts.

Black tourmaline Crystal
Black tourmaline Crystal is not necessarily black but is a mixture of all the colors of the minerals in its surroundings.

Tourmalines of all kinds can be found on every continent on earth. Crystal forms of these stones are still very rare and sometimes can be extremely expensive. Tourmalines have been used and traded since ancient time, but became a very popular fashion stone only about 150 years ago.

Black Tourmaline qualities

  • Protection from negativity: Black tourmaline male energy has the ability to block negative energy, in this sense it becomes as a protector.
  • Accepting positive energy: The feminine energy of tourmaline is a receiver to positive energy.
  • Chakra Balancing: Tourmaline has a large number of colors in the color spectrum so it works on balancing all of the chakras basic negative and positive energy.
  • Transformation: it also has the ability to turn dense energy (not necessarily negative energy) into light