Black Tourmaline Tourmaline♥ Flexibility ♥ Happiness ♥ Objectivity ♥ Compassion ♥ Serenity ♥ Balance ♥ Positive transformation ♥ Healing ♥ Strength ♥ Tolerance ♥ UnderstandingTourmaline is a crystal silicate mineral.  Tourmaline is an 8th Anniversary gemstone. Chakras - (depending on color)Zodiac - Virgo, LibraTypical colors - Most commonly black, but can range from brown, violet, green, pink, or in a dual-coloured pink and green (watermelon).Tourmaline aids in understanding oneself and others.  It promotes self-confidence and diminishes fear.  Tourmaline attracts inspiration, compassion, tolerance and prosperity.  It balances the right-left sides of the brain.  Helps treat paranoia, overcomes dyslexia and improves hand-eye coordination.  Tourmaline releases tension, making it helpful for spinal adjustments.  It balances male-female energy within the body.  Enhances energy and removes blockages.In addition to the generic healing properties of Tourmaline, specific colors have additional attributes.Black Tourmaline - also known as SchorlChakras - Base ChakraZodiac- CapricornElement - EarthBlack Tourmaline can be used to both repel and protect against negativity.  It is excellent for deflecting radiation energy.  It enhances ones physical well being by providing an increase in physical vitality, emotional stability, and intellectual acuity.  Black Tourmaline is also found in Tourmaline Quartz. Hematite♥ Focus ♥ Concentration ♥ Willpower ♥ Reliability ♥ Courage ♥ Confidence ♥ Optimism ♥ Trust ♥ Balance ♥ Stability ♥ ProtectionHematite is also often spelled Haematite.Chakras - Base ChakraZodiac- Aries, AquariusPlanet – MarsElement – Fire/EarthTypical colors -Black to steel