“The various colors of obsidian are a result of several factors. Clear varieties of obsidian contain very few opaque
of hematite or limonite (iron oxide). Abundant, microscopic crystals of minerals like magnetite, hornblende,
obsidian. Microscopic crystals of various types of feldspars may yield the unique blue, green, purple or bronze
orientation of microscopic crystals of feldspar or mica oriented along flow layers.
A certain amount of water always is present in obsidian. Very small inclusions of water vapor in the form of
in obsidian generally cause the reflectance of gold sheen and silver sheen obsidian. Some of these bubbles are
years, which is very youthful in comparison to most continental rocks that form the Earth's crust. Over a long
crystals that develop through devitrification cause obsidian to lose its conchoidal fracture and glassy texture.”
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Obsidian is relatively soft with a typical hardness rating of 5 to 5.5. Obsidian, unlike crystals, has no regular
demand for making jewelery and artistic carvings and displays.
Obsidian can be found in locations which have experienced rhyolitic eruptions. It can be found in Argentina,
Kenya, Mexico, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Peru, Scotland, Turkey and the United States. Obsidian flows
Cascade Range of western North America, and at Inyo Craters east of the Sierra Nevada in California.
Yellowstone National Park has a mountainside containing obsidian located between Mammoth Hot Springs and the
New Mexico, Texas, Utah, Washington, Oregon and Idaho. Obsidian can also be found in the eastern U.S. states
Snowflake Obsidian is a type of Obsidian that gets its “snowflakes” from inclusions of the white mineral, Cristobalite. This variety of Obsidian is found in North and South America, as well as small localities in Africa and Asia.
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Obsidian is relatively soft with a typical hardness rating of 5 to 5.5. Obsidian, unlike crystals, has no regular structure and therefore fractures in smooth conchoidal (curved) shapes. The intersections of these fractures can form edges sharper than the finest steel blades. For this reason, obsidian was used by many native cultures to. Most of the high quality obsidian used comes from Central Oregon and Northern California and come in a variety of colors such as mahogany, rainbow, midnight lace, clear green, Burns green, silver sheen and more. Not all colors are always available. Natural Obsidian Stone Rough Raw Gemstones Rocks One Piece for Home Office Decoration, Tumbling, Polishing, Crystal Healing 900-1000 Grams (Black Obsidian 1000g 1 Piece) 4.4 out of 5 stars 55 $45.99 $ 45. Rugged Suppressors’ Obsidian 9 is a full-auto rated modular suppressor constructed of durable 17-4 stainless steel and lightweight aluminum. Weighing 12.7 ounces in its long configuration, and 8.7 in its short configuration, the Obsidian 9 boasts versatility and maneuverability.
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Snowflake Obsidian works to help balance, purify, and ground one's mind, body, and aura. This stone activates our root and third eye chakras, enhancing ones psychic abilities, especially that of past life recall. When meditating with this stone, one will have enhanced vision of previous lives. Each of these lives are shown to you in hopes of expanding your awareness and mental capacity. Our spirit guides will help guide us through this journey filled with endless amounts of knowledge in hopes that we take these lessons and put them to use in our current life. This information you receive is given to you for the sole purpose of solving current life problems. Our guides are trying to show us that we’ve been through issues in previous lives before this one, and we were able to push past them and create stronger, everlasting beings. Connecting to these guides and learning from past lives may be long and challenging, but it’s truly worth it. You may not connect on the first few tries, but its important to continue trying daily. The Council recommends meditating with Petrified Wood and Candle Quartz in conjunction with Snowflake Obsidian. Both these stones are some of the oldest stones we’ve ever worked with and can strengthen the mind to show these angelic beings that we are ready.
Snowflake Obsidian also has the wonderful ability to keep us grounded and balanced. This stone helps connect us deeply to the earth and contains our mind from wandering endlessly. This variety of Obsidian helps keep us focused and determined on the task at hand, while eliminating that inner procrastination that constantly distracts us from getting our work done. Snowflake Obsidian helps slow the mind down and bring it back to reality, it's a perfect stone for anyone who tends to constantly find themselves in a “day-dream” state.
If your someone who is working on trying to break a bad habit, Snowflake Obsidian can drastically help you. This stone will first work to purify and strengthen your mind, trying to eliminate whatever patterns of bad habits it can. This Obsidian variety will show you first hand that if you are not constantly thinking about it or allowing this bad vice to consume your mind, then you are strong enough to look past it. By purifying your mind and allowing it to stay focused and grounded, anything then becomes possible. Anyone who is still having problems breaking bad habits or addictions, The Council recommends using Amethyst in association with Snowflake Obsidian. Working with both these stones or even carrying them with you daily will help reduce the chance that you follow in your old footsteps. Both these stones strengthen and purify the mind, which heavily reduces the risk of sudden urges that would make you relapse into these habits again. Both these stones are major influences in self-expansion and restriction. By growing in a positive direction and expanding your mental capabilities, you will soon naturally start restricting yourself of any habit that may lower the new found purity of the mind.
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