Shungite is a great stone for protection. It is also considered to be one of the most powerful healing stones.
Like most other black colored stones, shungite works on the Base Chakra and is excellent for grounding purposes.
Shungite has been used to remove negativity and bad luck from people's lives.
Shungite has been used to protect people from electromagnetic frequencies emitted from wifi signals and electrical devices such as mobile phones, computers and televisions.
Shungite has also been used to purify water as it contains 98% carbon.
Shungite was first discovered in the 1700's in the village of Shunga, Karelia, Russia.
Some geologists believe the stone dates back to over 2 billion year ago.
The scientists who studied Shungite won the Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 1996.
Their discoveries related to a substance called fullerenes which is a special form of carbon found in shungite.
Shungite is a black, non-crystalline mineraloid that is found primarily in Russia.
Mohs Hardness: 4
Luster: ranging from matte black to semi-metallic
Variation: Elite Shungite (containing higher amounts of fullerenes.)