Psilomelane is a group name for hard black manganese oxides such as Hollandite and Romanechite. Psilomelane consists of hydrous manganese oxide with variable amounts of barium and potassium and has a monoclinic crystal system. The name has reference to this characteristic appearance, from the Greek for (naked, smooth) and (black); a Latinized form is Calvonigrite, and a German name with the same meaning is Schwarzer Glaskopf.
Psilomelane facilitates trance states and enhances your awareness. It helps change outmoded patterns of thinking and redirects your energies. Psilomelane can assist you with self-analysis to reveal previously unrecognized thoughts and experiences. This in turn stimulates corrective action for emotional disturbances and over-emotional states. It can also be used to repair unwanted, unloving behaviour pattern.
Psilomelane is a stone that is considered excellent for gazing and scrying. It is used also for many other kinds of trances. Psilomelane is used in emotional crystal healing to recognize patterns and uncover hidden motivations. This can help one to correct emotions and behaviors that are unloving or not useful to Life.
Physically, in crystal healing and folk healing, Psilomelane is used for many lung conditions including pneumonia, clearing the lungs, lung walls, as well as skin inflammations, carbohydrate conversion, insulin regulation, and diabetes.
Chakra: Root & Crown
Hardness: 6 – 7
Empowerment: I make my own magic.