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Black obsidian is good for the health of the body and aids in digestion and can promote heart health, ease gall bladder issues, and lower blood pressure. Used as part of magical practices, Black Obsidian is sometimes known as the “wizard stone”.

Hot volcanic lava coming in contact with cool water is what has formed Black Obsidian. The cooling process created the glassy texture in the rock and iron and magnesium give the obsidian a it's trademark black color.


Intentions provide a thought process that allows you to set priorities and align yourself to manifest your goals. To focus on an intention declares to yourself that you are serious about your goals and dreams. An energized, firm intention will attract the essence of what it is. Focusing on the keywords for Black Obsidian and saying the affirmation for Black Obsidian can help make your thoughts a reality.

Affirmation(s)I am safe and protected.


Scientific Properties
ColorDeep black or blackish green
Chemical FormulaGlass
Specific Gravity2.6
Hardness5 - 5.5
Refractive Index1.450 to 1.550
Metaphysical Properties
Astrological Sign(s)Sagittarius, Scorpio
Element(s)Earth, Fire
Vibration Number(s)3

2BizChicks Products That Have Black Obsidian

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Scorpio Crystal SetScorpio Crystal SetBuy Here

NOTE: The information we provide, and the healing properties attributed to a crystal gemstone are based on an understanding of the metaphysical qualities of the gemstone. The information should be taken as exciting and somewhat factual. The stones should not be an alternative for professional medical advice. For questions please contact us at 2BizChicks

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