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.
Onyx is a stone of happiness, good fortune and inner strength. Working on the Root Chakra, Onyx grounds and assists in balancing and feeling safe. A powerful protective stone, Onyx absorbs and transforms negative energy. It helps prevent personal energy drains coming from vampiric persons.
Onyx is a great gemstone to help rid of all negative thoughts. Assists in moving forward from all kind of sorrow, grief, depression. It is an excellent nurturer for self-confidence.
Chakra: Root Zodiac: Leo Vibrational Number: 7 Mohs Scale: 6.5-7