Geologic: Schorl AKA Black Tourmaline is one of the most ideal stones for purification and protection. It provides a spiritual grounding, anxiety relief, physical purification and banishes negative attachments.
Tourmaline is a complex aluminum borosilicate with a hardness of 7 - 7.5. Its crystal pattern is hexagonal (trigonal) with prismatic crystals and striations running parallel to the main axis.
Metaphysical: Meditate with black tourmaline to help alleviate stress and cut ties with negative patterns. Keeping black tourmaline in your immediate area acts as an energy vacuum.