Jet is a mineraloid made of decayed wood, which changed form under extreme pressure. A form of coal. The term “jet black” refers to this stone. Jet is about 75% carbon, 12% oxygen and 13% sulfur and hydrogen. Jet may contain pyrite inclusions. It is soft and brittle and surprisingly light. It is found in England, France, Spain and the United States. It has been a popular material for carvings, beads and jewelry for over 10,000 years.

– Associated with the root chakra, zodiac signs of Capricorn & vibrates to the number 8.

– Protective, grounding, purifying, draws off negative vibrations, cleanses other stones.
– Extremely calming energy for a grounding stone.
– Helps victims of negative energy projection understand the lesson to be learned while protecting from further harm.
– Calms anxiety, nervousness and hyperactivity.
– Brings luck & clarity in confusing situations.
– Aids those who are grieving.
– Relief from headaches/migraines.

Hardness: 2.5-4
Specific Gravity: 1.3 – 1.34
Refractive Index 1.66