Black Tourmaline from Brazil.
Black Tourmaline, also known as Schorl, repels and protects against negativity as well as helps one from being victimized by the negative energy of another. Helps increase physical vitality, emotional stability and intellectual creativity. Help maintain our spirits in times of distress. Helps activate the first Chakra and connect it to the center of the earth. Helps protect us from the negativity of the physical and spiritual planes and also from the spirits that are not in the "light". Black tourmaline is associated with the root or base chakra, and is excellent for grounding excess energy. It is well known as a purifying stone that deflects and transforms negative energy, and thus is very protective.