Tourmalinated Quartz is formed of needle like inclusions of black tourmaline also called Schorl imbedded in natural clear quartz. BIRTHSTONE: None associated ANNIVERSARY: None associated METAPHYSICAL PROPERTIES: Tourmalinated quartz combines the qualities of tourmaline with the qualities of quartz crystal. Black Tourmaline (Schorl) purifies ones own energies and protects from negativity, while quartz crystal amplifies energies focused through it. This combination makes Tourmalinated Quartz a powerful shield-stone that depending on the desired intent of the wearer can amplify and return negative energy like a mirror spell or can convert the negative energy into possitive energy for the wearer. It is also thought to aids in eliminating patterns, which are, or may have been destructive in ones own life. This combination balances yin/yang energies, aids in adjusting imbalances throughout the body, repels and protects against negativity, and protects one from being victimized by the negative energies of others. It enhances ones physical well being by providing an increase in physical vitality, emotional stability, and intellectual acuity.