Psilomelane - Color, Facts, Power, Mythology, History And Myths

A Stone of Duality, Psilomelane is a wonderful chirpy stone commonly known as a stone of luck.  As an enteric bodyguard, it is considered as an excellent talisman for gazing. Precisely as in the epithet it is believed to attract, charm, luck and helps bring positive things in life. The dark night of the soul, it is a gem of protection and guarantees what is brought forward is for the highest good of all. This talisman useful in times when one feels let down and lend a hand to heal the wearer emotionally. As a crystal healing, it is practised in terms of spirituality and its strong elemental energy shields not only the physical body, but guards against negative entities to the fault. It serves to know the patterns and uncovers the hidden motivations of the wearing individual. By letting the wearer correct his behavioural pattern of his unloving life, it too corrects the useless emotions. It is believed to defend the morphogenic fields of anger, aggression and fields of the negative push.

Psilomelane is said to be an important implement for looking inward and is particularly helpful in cooling down the violence and reduce fears. It makes the wearer honest and allows his for the true judgement of self (self-evaluation). By bringing out an effervescent side of one’s nature, it absorbs and transforms an unhealthy and destructive emotion of its holder. Magical and Good Luck stone, Psilomelane, encourages one to be more compassionate, flaxen and indulgent to others needs in stressful situations also stop fluster. This silvery black stone certainly encourage one to see his happier side of life and enjoy it to the fullest. Also known as Merlinite, it has light and dark shades added to its black n white color. With the adoring qualities, this charismatic stone helps the individual to make contact with his deeper self. It is a rare stone which has a tremendous healing power and precious charm. This black and white stone is also used in folk healing and is connected to the three chakras of the wearing individual. Believed to be an awesome meditative stone, it is related to the Third Eye Chakra, Root Chakra and Crown Chakra. Traditionally, it is supposed to connect the heart of the owner to his brain. By allowing the wearer to see his emotional body impartially, it has the ability to fix them all and build a peaceful protective shield from further damage.

The shamanistic vibration of this stone allows one to the way in the energy of the natural world and communicates with elementals. It is a stone that stimulates deep intuition; it conjures the memories of the wearer also psychic knowing. Known to be a stone of harmony it abets the birth of creativity and clears the psychic visions. Not only a stone for light, it also let the wearer taste the sour fruit (dark night of the soul) to know and gain his higher self. It blends earthy energy and helps the wearing individual to remain open so that others can easily approach him. By balancing the ying-yang energies residing in the individual, it lends a consoling hand to embrace the things happen in the life. In order to better understand the god and goddess energies present in the aura and in the surroundings, this miraculous stone allow soul teachers to come all the way through to the plane to work with the holder. An amulet of friendship, Psilomelane signifies wisdom gathered in tranquility, driving off the negative and encouraging the wearer to experience himself as he actually is.

Where is Psilomelane found?

 Psilomelane is often banded with the  alternating layers of gray pyrolusite make it as a  striking polished stone and is generally found in USA, Germany, Wythe County, Arizona, England, Minas Gerais, Cornwall, Schneeburg, Austinville, Virginia, Upper Peninsula of Michigan and Tuscon, Ouro Preto, Brazil and elsewhere. It is found bands of metallic gray and submetallic black. 

Healing Properties

Healing Properties:

Dualistic in nature, it takes the wearer on the journey to the profound and gloomy aspects of himself. With a more approachable outlook, it will allow the wearing individual to master his own life by way of objectivity. Using the knowledge of both light and dark, this stone evokes the soul experience which is  vivid and quite graphic. Potential and as a powerful stone, it helps the holder to work out the meaning of coincidences occurred in the life. As a potent tool, it helps to go the karmic situations by keeping the higher self-motivated and by clearing the accumulated negativity. Sagittarius birthstone is said to attract the magic and luck in the wearer's life and develops the stronger intuitive gifts. By enhancing the creativity, it boosts the organizational abilities of the wearer.

  • Physical Healer

Psilomelane is used to treat lungs related issues, pneumonia, skin inflammation, diabetes and insulin regulation in addition to carbohydrate conversion. It is believed to protect against infections and its associated illness.

Treat illnesses in older people, help to regulate the blood flow and believed to treat  the deep vein thrombosis. As a powerful cleansing stone, it enhances the body's filtration and elimination of organs toxicity. It also treats supra-adrenal glands, kidneys and also balance the fluids (water-salt) ratios in the wearer’s body. With a restorative property, it rebuilds the cellular and skeletal body. It is said to heal the pain and diminish cramps.

  • Emotional Healer

It helps to arouse the wearer up from the feeling of defeatism and guilt. It is believed to treat follow-the-leader attitude as well as assists in releasing the original traumatic memories which are often at the root of such feelings. By transforming negative emotions, it lends the courage to accept the things as it is (face the shadow self). It is supposed to provide spiritual growth and identify one’s own ego. As a powerful energy cleanser, it brings in the insightful dreams and stabilizes the personality. Believed to reprogrammed the emotional etheric blueprints, it provides confidence and self-reliance.

It is an ideal dream stone which soothes the mind and liberates hidden emotions by means of the dream process. Psilomelane is also believed to be an energy-saving stone which truly attract magical occurrences into the wearer’s life.

  • Spiritual Healer

As its name, it characterizes nobility and ideality in the wearer’s nature as well as during spiritual work. By creating magic for the highest good, it is believed to protect from deceitful entities and connect the wearing individual to the physical, natural world. Associated with the physical existence of this stone here on Earth, it brings power and strength like mother earth in the wearer.

With higher spirituality, it provides safety from the hidden enemies. Psilomelane is an excellent focal crystal for people doing soul retrieval. By initiating the deep inner voyages, it is helpful in shamanic journeys during meditation and allow to return to a higher state of consciousness. With this talismanic stone, the wearer becomes more stable and able to see his emotional body impartially. People have a strong belief in this charismatic stone as it possesses the ability to fix the problems and connects the individual’s heart to the brain. It builds the protective shield around the spiritual aura and helps to concentrate fully towards setting his focus.

  • Heals and Balances Chakra

Psilomelane stimulates the Root Chakra and controls the energy for kinesthetic feeling and movement. Foundation of physical and spiritual energy for the body, this stone with the help of this chakra balances the symptoms of lethargy and low enthusiasm.  With the constant stimulation, it rekindles the spiritual energy in the form of security and sense of one's own power. Though carrying the power of root chakra, Psilomelane often leads the holder to independence and spontaneous leadership. As known it is also connected with the Third eye chakra and crown chakra.

Crown Chara also termed as seventh Chakra is used as a tool to pass along with the spiritual nature of the wearing individual. Psilomelane, by activating this chakra helps to break up the life of the cosmos into the lower 6 chakras. This God Source is chosen to call it a spiritual connector or communicator. Opening the spiritual awakening in the soul, the crown chakra is considered the well intuitive. This beautiful gemstone gift the potential of this chakra to the wearer and allows him to experience unity and selfless realization. By allowing to taste the  mystical oneness it thought the wearer that everything is united at the central level. The power of this stone and chakra gives the wearer the serenity, joy, and deep peace about life. Crown chakra helps to pass beyond the boundaries of an ego. This fundamental level of a coalition is also termed as the Zero Point Field. According to the philosophy, the seventh chakra is both a receiver and giver of energy and consciousness. It gets the energy to affirming life and it gives back the personal energy to unite with the collective pool of awareness. This seventh Chakra activated by the Psilomelane is the merging point between body and soul where time and timelessness intersect and where death and eternal life meet.

The sixth of the seven chakras, the Third Eye is also called the brow chakra set in motion by Psilomelane is believed to govern the intellectual and intuitive abilities and individual’s potential for spiritual awareness. The chakra of mind individual can tap the vast capacities of his life his capability as it is said to develop imagination with a clear apparition. It is best known for its insight, intellect and intuition. Transcendent in nature, it elevates consciousness and proves to be a key to ongoing spiritual development. Summed up as the chakra of wisdom with the help of this one can visualize things well.

Psilomelane Facts

Some facts about Psilomelane

  • Psilomelane is probably a mixture of a number of minerals, although is composed mostly of the mineral Romanechite. Though its mineral name is losing its significance, it is still in use around the world as the name is applied to hydrated barium bearing manganese specimens.
  • Psilomelane is  an important ore of manganese. Manganese is a valuable metal and is an essential ingredient in steel as well as other alloys.
  • With the stripes of gray pyrolusite and the alternating layers of it makes Psilomelane an attractive polished stone.
  • Submetallic black  and the bands of metallic gray make this stone an ideal piece to wear.
  • It produces the tufts similar to that bunch of hair-like aggregates formed by pyrolusite
  • The luster of both the minerals Psilomelane and pyrolusite is sufficient to distinguish them.

Metaphysical Properties

An amazing stone to gaze into is submetallic to dull in earthy specimens and the depth of black and silver helps the wearer to explore and discover hidden motivations. Although accessing deeper realms is very effective when used with Moldavite (a member of the Tektite group).

This opaque stone varies from bluish black to steel gray and to iron-black in color, with a monoclinic crystal system. With powdery and earthy, massive crystal habit its hardness is measured to be between 5 to 5.5 and its specific gravity is heavy for non-metallic minerals which are in between 4.4 to 4.5. It has conchoidal to uneven fracture with black or brownish black streak. Sometimes banded with the mineral pyrolusite its associated minerals are barite, pyrolusite, hematite, quartz and other manganese oxide minerals.

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Psilomelane Color

Crown of Silver, Psilomelane governs the planet Moon and Sun. Known as descriptive and innovative its color varies from iron-black to bluish black to steel gray. Fruitful to combine the luck, it helps to achieve the goals of the life. Holds the wisdom and workers of magic it tends to offer a glimpse of the future. Its dual colouring poses the relationship, situation and blends spiritual and earthly pulsations, a right of entry multidimensional.

Psilomelane Colors

  • CleavageAbsent
  • Other NamesCron of Silver
  • Crystal Habitmassive, fibrous, botryoidal, columnar, stalactitic, concretionary, powdery and earthy
  • Streakblack or brownish black
  • Refractive Index1.69–1.70
  • DiaphaneityOpaque
  • Mohs scale (hardness)5 - 5.5
  • SourcesAustinville, Wythe County., Virginia, Upper Pennisula of Michigan and Tuscon, Arizona, USA; Schneeburg, Germany; Cornwall, England; Ouro Preto, Minas Gerias, Brazil and elsewhere
  • Chemical formula‎BaMn2+Mn4+8O16(OH)4, Barium Manganese Oxide Hydroxide
  • Lustresubmetallic to dull
  • Coloriron-black, bluish black, steel gray.
  • Chakra HealingRoot or base chakra,Third Eye Chakra,Crown Chakra
  • BirthstoneMarch
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