It is an extrusive rock, meaning it forms when lava comes out of a volcano and solidifies above the Earth’s surface. It can form along the edges of a lava flow, a volcanic dome, or along a dike.
It can also form when lava comes in contact with air or water.
Silver sheen obsidian and gold sheen obsidian are found in Mexico where they are extracted using shovels, pickaxes, and wheelbarrows.
This obsidian variety has a dark brown to black colour, with sparkling silver inclusions all over its body.
This shimmering effect is called chatoyancy.
It is most visible when strong light hits the stone and is reflected by the tiny gas bubbles trapped in the stone.
Obsidian has a glassy luster with a smooth uniform texture. With a Mohs hardness rating of 5 to 6, it is slightly harder than window glass.


-In addition to driving away negative energies, silver sheen obsidian clears out the clutter in your life that prevents you from achieving your goals.
-This works for someone who’s about to take on a new role at work, build a business, or get into a new relationship.
-Silver sheen obsidian will help you fix your focus on what matters.
-It will grant you the wisdom and patience to pursue your objectives.
-This stone is connected to the throat and third eye chakras. It unblocks your throat chakra so you can speak the truth boldly, clearly, and in a persuasive manner.
-By activating your third eye chakra, the stone will increase your intuition.
-It will imbue in you the wisdom to offer advice when it’s needed and to exercise good judgment when making important decisions.
-Meditate with silver sheen obsidian. It will take you to a deeper journey into your hidden desires, intentions, and talents.
-This obsidian will also expose your weaknesses, flaws, limiting beliefs, etc. that don’t serve your future self. Having this clarity will help you manifest your own destiny.

Healing crystal meanings are spiritual supports to healing, not prescription or healthcare information.