Snowflake Obsidian - Smooth
The Snowflake Obsidian is a much gentler sister to her brother, Black Obsidian. Snowflake Obsidian is recommended for those who can’t tolerate the higher energies of Black Obsidian but still want the grounding and protective virtues of Obsidian. She may be gentle but don’t get Snowflake wrong, she is fierce!
All varieties have an amorphous crystal system and are in the mineral class of oxide. The stunning patterns of “snowflakes” that stand out of its black background are inclusions of Cristobalite. The snowflakes can be quite large, or they may be smaller, depending on the amount of Cristobalite.