Found in many countries, Onyx primarily refers to the parallel banded variety of the silicate mineral chalcedony. Agate and onyx are both varieties of layered chalcedony that differ only in the form of the bands: agate has curved bands and onyx has parallel bands. The colours of its bands range from black to almost every colour. Blue Onyx is a man dyed stone.
A gemstone for the Throat Chakra, Blue Onyx will increase your own contentment and happiness in life. It may also enhance your intuition, as well as strengthen your resolve in changing your bad habits. It is strength giving, beneficial for those who are always under great emotional, physical, or mental stress.
Chakra: Throat Zodiac: Leo Vibrational Number: 7 Mohs Scale: 6.5-7