Onyx is a gemstone found in various regions of the world including Yemen, Uruguay, Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Czech Republic, Germany, India, Indonesia, Madagascar, Latin America, the UK, and various states in the US. Onyx is formed of bands of chalcedony in alternating colors. It is cryptocrystalline, consisting of fine intergrowths of the silica minerals quartz and moganite. Its bands are parallel to one another, as opposed to the more chaotic banding that often occurs in agates.
Onyx is an astrological gemstone many types of which are used as astrological substitutes for primary gemstones. For example Green Onyx is an astrological substitute for Emerald. ONYX gemstone is a type of Chalcedony which has parallel banded layers. The colors of the bands may range from white to many other shades like black, blue, green, red, red-orange, orange, honey etc. The various varieties of Onyxes are used for Astrological as well as healing purposes.
It is a powerful protection stone crystal that helps to shield your body and mind from negative energy. It helps you let go of an unhealthy attachment to past relationship. This gemstone is good for teeth, bones, blood disorders and the feet.
- Onyx stone enhances strength, stamina, durability and self-control.
- Onyx gives strength. It promotes vigor, steadfastness and stamina. Imparts self-confidence, helping you to be at ease in your surroundings. Onyx banishes grief, enhances self-control and stimulates the power of wise decision-making. It encourages happiness and good fortune.
- Onyx treats disorders of the bones, bone marrow and blood. It is beneficial for teeth and the feet.
- Onyx improves concentration.
- Onyx boosts our self-confidence and sense of responsibility.
- Onyx will sharpen the sense of hearing and heal diseases of the inner ear. It improves the function of the sensory and motor nervous system, helps with weakness of the eyes and can fortify the immune system against susceptibility to infection.
- It alleviates worry, tension and nervousness, eliminates confusion and nightmares. The black color gives strength to face challenges in life.