|Color||White, Black, Banded|
|Crystal Habit||Aggregate |
|Hardness||6.5 to 7 Mohs scale|
|Specific gravity||2.55 - 2.70|
|Refractive index||1.530 - 1.543|
is the rare gemstone which was used from the early civilization for its high
energy power and sober beauty which gives a long lustrous impact among everybody.
The deep black color with white shades were used in magic works,burials and
even amulets in swords. The irony lies in the fact though there were numerous
precious gems but onyx is mentioned in Bible as the historical gem.
are diversities of culture and believes, so onyx also have different myths
attached to it. Some believes it is a stone of bad luck where positive energy
of human beings converges into it. It was said to invoke sadness,anger,family
discord and separation of minds between human.
Onyx -Scientific origin
is layered chalcedony with white and black band around it. It has a wide range
of varieties where onyx alternate with reddish brown chalcedony known as sard
is called sardonyx.
Uses of Onyx
are several myths and numerous outcomes of using onyx.
against nightmares and negative thoughts:- It is considered as fighter against any kind of
fear and protective shield for psychic feelings. It is tool of protection from
nightmares or fear from darkness, a fighter against negativeness and criticism.
strength and stamina:-onyx is considered as excellent stone for invoking inner
strength,stimulating inventive power and enhances self-control.
has a vast aspects in healing purposes. It treats a person physically for blood
pressure,bone marrow,cell damage,teeth infections and epilepsy.
hearing sensation:-Wearing onyx heals the haring sensation,sharpens the hearing
sensation,activates the nervous system.
a person is suffering from any kind of addiction which is causing physical and
mental degradation will overcome it by wearing this stone.
outcome of wearing onyx is numerous,and the best result could be gained if it
is used with silver. Therefore to ensure good fortune and happiness then onyx
is the best solution to any problem.