Smokey Quartz - Root Chakra
Category - Silica
Formula - SiO2
Color - Black, gray
Luster - Vitreous
Moh's Scale - 7-8
Form & Structure - Trigonal, often in long, well defined points or clusters
Geography - Brazil, Switzerland, USA
Rarity - easily obtained
Physical/Emotional Uses - Focuses and grounds a person's energy in the present moment, bringing calm & peace
Assists in easing pains in the lower back, hips and legs
Neutralizes negativity in the human energy field or Aura
Counteracts the effects of radiation - for example - electromagnetic fields around a television or computer.
Protects your home from negative energies
Healing effects - in crystal layouts, creates a safe nurturing energy field for release of negative emotions
Place a piece between the feet or smaller stones on either side of the body for protection.
Personal Use - Place large pieces by electrical equipment, carry smaller stones with you or wear as a pendant.
Hold a stone in each hand to calm negative emotions