Ancient magicians relied upon this bleak, dark gray colored stone, known as Pyrolusite because of its power to transform and restructure energies. It is an extremely useful stone to sustain close to an individual and to place in his immediate surroundings. With an eventual ability to tone up the aura and helps one to feel more optimistic about life. By activating the base chakra, it repels negative energy and lays the foundation of physical vitality and spiritual energy for the wearer's torso. It encourages serendipity to come into play and holds stronger effect on the crown chakra which aids transformation. A stone associated with hope, assist the wearer to move his life in a novel way. Pyrolusite said to stimulate material comfort and optimism; it helps to deal with authority figures. By enhancing confidence and determination in a manner it serves to keep the wearers beliefs and restructure his vital energies.
The most common manganese mineral, Pyrolusite protects the wearing individual from earth demons as they throw off their spells. Today this rock is still worshipped as a premier talisman of fortification, an intuitive protective shield deflecting and dispelling negative energies, or disparaging forces. It guards against bronchitis and eyesight problems, and is highly useful in purifying and neutralizing one’s own negative views and internal fights, by wrenching them into positive, usable energy. Excellent at repelling negativity, it is a powerful grounding stone which provides a link between Earth and the human heart. Electrical in nature, it transmutes negative expectations into positive ones and stabilizes relationships. Its supportive energy aligns the energy centres of the physical structure and aids the wearer to start out to the bottom of problems and alter it for the best. The healing properties of this crystal solve the trouble related to metabolism and also channels healing light throughout the arrangement. Mainly a mineral of bog deposits and shallow marine, it delivers a high pH and is mainly a mineral of rutile group. Also found in the oxidized zones of manganiferous ore deposits, it forms interesting fern-like dendritic patterns on stone surfaces.
With both colloidal processes and bacterial activity in its formation its deposits are formed by circulating meteoric water. The Stone of Confidence and Transformation Pyrolusite is steel gray with a solid black in earthy specimens. It is black, or at times blue in color so deep it appears to be black. Its radiant black and shining gray color creates a perfect polarity of energies, embody of bright and dark forces united in concert for a mutual end. Seen as a symbol of great luck, it is worn when specific good luck is demanded.